Economics of Dutch Rose cultivation in 2024

Economics of Dutch Rose cultivation

Dutch rose is one of the important commercial cut flower crops in the Greenhouse. Dutch rose has high demand in the national & international market. Before start dutch rose farming in the greenhouse, We must be aware of the Economics of Dutch Rose cultivation.

Export from India (2016-17)

  • Quantity: 0.03 Thousand MT
  • Value: 141.45 Lakh Rupees

( source:

Economics of Dutch Rose cultivation


Dutch rose demand increases day by day. The demand for Dutch rose is high these days.

  • Valentine day.
  • New year.
  • Christmas.
  • Marriage season.

Major Dutch rose Producing States/Districts in India:

  • West Bengal (Medinipur East, Medinipur West, Nadia, 24 Paraganas North  Howrah, etc.)
  • Karnataka (Bangalore Rural, Kolar, Bengaluru Urban, Chikballapur Ramanagara, etc.)
  • Gujarat (Bharuch, Vadodara, Kheda, Ahmadabad, Valsad, etc.)
  • Chhattisgarh (Korba, Bilaspur, Kondagaon, Raipur, Mungeli, etc.)

Dutch rose cultivated mostly for export purpose so that dutch rose grower can earn a decent amount of profit.

Read more about the Dutch rose cultivation guide

Government promoting Dutch rose cultivation and giving subsidy approximate  30-80%   ( subsidy percentage depend upon which state you belong)

you can find all subsidy related details on National Horticulture Board  & National Horticulture mission

The initial investment for dutch rose cultivation is very high; the bank provides an agriculture loan.

bank lane dutch rose economicsThe initial investment required for 0.5 acres is around 23-25 lacs, and the time needed for break-even in dutch rose farming is approximately 2.5  -3 years.

Dutch rose is a perennial crop that is lives for more than two years. Expert dutch rose cultivator takes continuous production around 8-12 years.

Economics of Dutch Rose Cultivation:

Area of Polyhouse2008 square/meter 
Polyhouse ConstructionPolyhousas per NHB norms,
GI pipe structure & imported
plastic @ Rs. 750 / per Sq. mtr.
Irrigation SystemDrip Irrigation system for plants
.Misting system, Fertigation unit, Water Filtration unit
Bed PreparationBed prepared
with Red Soil, Rice Husk,
FYM, Sand, etc.
PlantsPlant Density:,7.5 plants / sq. Mtr.
total Plants: 15,060 Nos
Cost of one Plant: Rs. 12 / plant
Total Investment 2,094,720
Working Capital
Electricity3.0 unit/day50,000
Water requirementApproximate per year50,000
FertilizersWater Soluble Fertilizers60,000
Labour3- 4 labours per day250,000
Crop ProtectionSpraying60,000
Packing Material,
Transport, Sales
Packing material and
MiscellaneousMaintenance, Depreciation226,800
Subtotal 816,800
Returns Per Year
Yield / Plant / Year30451,800
Price per Flower in Rs.33
Total ReturnsPer Year1,355,400
Cost of CultivationPer Year816,800
Net ReturnPer Year538,600

Disclaimer: (The above calculations are indicative only.)

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Dutch rose demand increase upward while studying Economics of Dutch Rose cultivation. We can surely say Dutch rose cultivation is a good option for a farmer to earn approximately 40,000-45,000 per month.

Amar Sawant is a Hi-tech farmer, professional Greenhouse consultant, and trainer. He works for more than nine years as an agri-entrepreneur.

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23 thoughts on “Economics of Dutch Rose cultivation in 2024”

  1. Sir i want to make a polyhouse for douch rose farming….
    Plz help me nd guide me to start this business….
    Nitin tyagi

    • Thanks
      our greenhouse project located in Maharashtra if you are interested I will provide dutch rose grower contact number

  2. sir I have 3 acre land in jharkhand, near ranchi
    can i grow dutch rose and gerbera both in one green house .
    where can i get on site visit and some practical experience

    • Hey Ajit
      Don’t try both plants in one greenhouse because disease and pest spread easily and difficult to control.
      create small two greenhouses and cultivate dutch rose and gerbera separate greenhouse.

    • Hello Shalini,
      please check our “Greenhouse Farming in India (beginner guide 2019)” article here you find wholesale buyers list.

    • Hello Mallesh,

      we provide complete guidance on how to start a greenhouse farming, in greenhouse training cum consultancy program. To get more details about this program WhatsApp on 8788462787 or mail- [email protected]

  3. Hello Amarji,
    I want to start dutch rose cultivation in Assam. Is the climate congenial for its cultivation. Further, what other greenhouse farming can I start in Assam?

  4. Thanks for the detailed Info Amar. Farming Dutch rose within the poly house is feasible in places like Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh. Temperatures can go up to 45 ~ 48C during summer. Do you any farmers does this in AP….

    • Hello Dinesh,

      Yes, you can cultivate rose, but apart from temperature, some other factors also take consider while Rose cultivation so contacts our team at 8788462787, we provide detailed guidance.

  5. Sir I want to know that in Maharashtra Tasgaon (Sangli district) can we start the Dutch rose project.The conditions are suitable for the farming.

    • Hello Amol,

      Maharashtra Tasgaon (Sangli district) is suitable for dutch rose cultivation also crop like gerbera, color capsicum …etc

  6. Dear Amar Ji,
    I want to setup a polyhouse in Greator Noida, Uttar Pradesh for Dutch rose farming.
    Do you have any client here or can you guide if the climate & soil here is suitable for such production.



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