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: nhb.gov.in)
Dutch rose demand increases day by day. The demand for Dutch rose is high these days.
- Valentine day.
- New year.
- 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)
The initial investment for dutch rose cultivation is very high; the bank provides an agriculture loan.
The 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 Polyhouse||2008 square/meter|
|Polyhouse Construction||Polyhousas per NHB norms,
GI pipe structure & imported
plastic @ Rs. 750 / per Sq. mtr.
|Irrigation System||Drip Irrigation system for plants
.Misting system, Fertigation unit, Water Filtration unit
|Bed Preparation||Bed prepared
with Red Soil, Rice Husk,
FYM, Sand, etc.
|Plants||Plant Density:,7.5 plants / sq. Mtr.
total Plants: 15,060 Nos
Cost of one Plant: Rs. 12 / plant
|Water requirement||Approximate per year||50,000|
|Fertilizers||Water Soluble Fertilizers||60,000|
|Labour||3- 4 labours per day||250,000|
|Packing material and
|Returns Per Year|
|Yield / Plant / Year||30||451,800|
|Price per Flower in Rs.||3||3|
|Total Returns||Per Year||1,355,400|
|Cost of Cultivation||Per Year||816,800|
|Net Return||Per Year||538,600|
Disclaimer: (The above calculations are indicative only.)
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.