J. de Vries Potplantencultures b.v.

Our company specializes in growing Holiday Cactus and (mini) Conifers.

The nursery covers a total area of 7.5 ha, 5 ha of glass-houses with as main crops Schlumbergera and Rhipsalidopsis. Outside we use another 2 ha for growing Chamaecyparis Lawsoniana Ellwoodii. A conifer we mainly decorate for Christmas and sell it as our “Mini X-Mas”.
Our diversity of pot sizes and colors create a broad assortment to fulfill almost every demand.

Jan de Vries and his wife Grietje

Working in their first flower field in 1948

How it all started

At August 19, 1942 Jan de Vries got his own auction number at the CAV, the predecessor of Royal Flora Holland. From that day on he officially had his own nursery, starting of with outdoor crops.

Jan de Vries with his co-workers and boss

On the right with co workers at a nursery of Syringa vulgaris (lilacs) in Aalsmeer around 1939