A Bright And Shiny New Year

Published January 8th, 2019 by Dana

J. Berry



Trade show logos


The winter trade shows are upon us and the J. Berry team looks forward to connecting with you at the following events:

Jim, Jonathan, Tamara and Keith will be in Baltimore January 9-11 for for MANTS. You can catch them on the show floor or visit our grower partners listed below who are also recognizable by their Black Diamond or Hollywood Hibiscus signage and swag at both MANTS and TPIE.

Hollywood Hibiscus and Black Diamond brands
Additionally we are a proud to be a gold sponsor of MANTS and a silver sponsor of the SNA Conference which occurred January 7-8 prior to MANTS.

Next up we’ll be heading south to Ft. Lauderdale for FNGLA’s TPIE Show. Once again, you’ll find J. Berry in Booth 1801 where we’ll be featuring our latest new introductions including Rico Suave™ and Heartbreaker™ Hollywood™ Hibiscus, Lemon & Gin™ and our hit Cabanna™ Cannas™ and the Crown Jewel™ Begonias. We’re a show sponsor too; please visit the New Produce Showcase for a VIP Hollywood Hibiscus Photo Shoot!
Lemon & Gin and Positively Peridot
While the team is in sunny Florida, Bill Malouche of National Nursery Products will represent us at The Western in Kansas City, January 16-18. At the show, we’ll have three plants that will make their formal debut in the Plant Fashion Show: Cordon Bleu™ Summer Spice™ Hardy Hibiscus, Sweetheart™ Gardenia and Rico Suave™ Hollywood™ Hibiscus
Plant debuts
Last, but certainly not least, J. Berry goes global as we will be exhibiting at IPM Essen in Germany. We’ll be located in Hall 2, Booth 2A31. This is our second year displaying at Essen and we’ll feature our Crown Jewel™ Begonias, Summer Spice™ Hardy Hibiscus and Hollywood™ Hibiscus.

Trade Show Partners

CompanyMants BoothTPIE Booth
Abbott-IPCO, Inc.2656510
A-Milian Nursery, Inc.
Ball Horticultural Co.2230
Baucom's Nursery2200
Bill Moore & Co., Inc.
Botany Lane Greenhouse
C L I Colors
Clinton Nurseries, Inc.2768
Dewar Nurseries, Inc.24511737
Eason Horticultural Resources2343
Everbloom Growers, Inc.
Fred C. Gloeckner & Company2745
Greenleaf Nursery Co.728
Harrell's Nursery, Inc.27982129
Holmberg Farms, Inc.51
J. Berry Nursery1801
KANEYA, Co., Ltd.2421
McHutchison, Inc.1226
Pioneer Booth2677
Railroad Nursery, Inc.
Ramco Farm, Inc.
Simpson Nurseries1311
Taylor's Nursery2103
Transplant Nursery, Inc.618
Tree Town USA1813813
Tropic Traditions Nurseries463113
United Nursery, LLC


Lisa EnochsWe are proud to announce the following talented individuals who have recently joined J. Berry:

John Wilson is our new Young Plants Division Manager. John brings over 40 years of experience in the horticulture field to J. Berry, from being Operations Manager at one of the early young plant companies, Colorado Cuttings in Lafayette, CO, to being General Manager for Pacific Plug and Liner in Watsonville, CA.  John has also held positions as General Manager/Operations Manager for two separate top 100 companies. Most recently John was Corporate Head Grower for Seville Farms here in Texas.

We also welcome Lisa Enochs as our new Account Manager. Lisa was most recently employed at Altman’s Plant Farm for over four years. As such she is well versed in all aspects of the business and we know her experience will serve our customers well.  

Like the information in this newsletter? We invite you to spread the word!

J. Berry
J. Berry was founded in 2006 by father and son Jim and Jonathan Berry. Over the past 12 years, J. Berry has expanded by leaps and bounds. In addition to the finished wholesale nursery business, the company now includes both a new Young Plants and a new Genetics Division. All divisions are focused on bringing innovation to the market, and providing infinite possibilities to consumers via superior packaging and marketing of plants that exceed performance expectations - whether grown in containers or a landscape setting. The company’s unique multi-pronged position as a breeder, nursery and small plant producer ensures that only top quality plants join their product offerings. J. Berry is home to exciting consumer plant brands including Black Diamond® and Emerald Empire® Crapemyrtles, Déjà Bloom® Azaleas, the tropical Hollywood™ Hibiscus collection, Summer Spice™ Hardy Hibiscus and Crown Jewel™ Begonias.
For more information contact Tamara Risken, Marketing and Licensing Director for J. Berry, at (210) 861-9275 or via email at
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