Out of concern for life, our mission is to constantly make society aware of the extremely important role of plants in the life of every human being
The company was founded in 1989 and initially the
cultivation of cut flowers and land plants was the main activity.
Some time after that, Alkemade started to specialize in making
cuttings from perennials and this has been the activity on which we
have been fully focused ever since.
to the growth of the company, a larger location was bought over time,
with which all activities, which were now taking place at several
locations, could be combined.
This location was found at
Rooversbroekdijk 121a in Lisse; an existing nursery of over 3
hectares in .
After a major internal renovation, the nursery
was taken into use by Alkemade in April 2011.
nursery has a closed cultivation system and is equipped with a lava
floor with underfloor heating. All this for the benefit of the
quality of the cuttings and the environment.
work together with various suppliers of unrooted cuttings from
several countries. This has the advantage that we are not dependent
on the seasons and can produce cuttings all year round.
ensure that our business process runs smoothly, we have a team of
skilled and committed employees at our disposal.
January 2020 Vitroflora Grupa Producers, belonging to the
Vitroflora's group of companies (founded in 1977) in Poland, bought
the shares of the then owners, Theo and Wil Alkemade have been our
parent company ever since. Just like Alkemade, Vitroflora is still a real family business and has 5th
generation family members in the day-to-day management of the
Vitroflora and Alkemade Perennials offer the widest range of
perennial plants on the market for professional growers in Europe. In
cooperation with the tissue culture laboratory belonging to the
Vitroflora Group, our companies supply also high-quality propagation
material to the demanding markets of North America, Japan and