Turf Growing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Turf Growing Market Research Report | ANZSIC A0113 | Oct 2014

The shrinking garden: High-density inner-city living dampens demand for turf

IBISWorld’s Turf Growing market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Dry conditions in the past five years have stifled demand for turf products, as these conditions intensified maintenance costs for turf. Revenue for the Turf Growing industry is forecast to decline by an annualised 1.1% in the five years through 2014-15. This includes growth of 3.5% in 2014-15, to reach $243.0 million. Low annual rainfall during some years has made it difficult for turf growers to operate, as production costs have increased, further constraining profit margins. The industry is comprised of many small, non-employing enterprises, partly due to the industry's low barriers to entry and the absence of considerable economies of scale.

Dwelling commencements have been volatile over the past five years, but have generally trended upwards... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

Most turf growing capacity is located in Queensland and New South Wales. Industry establishments are mostly located in these states of the warmer tropical weather in these regions, as certain turf varieties such as Sir Walter and green kikuyu grow more rapidly in warmer weather. In addition, these states also have large populations that turf growers can reach. The large populations signify a higher number of residential properties, sporting venues and government institutional buildings to service those populations. As such, turf growers congregate in those areas to be able to provide turf to the property owners.

Turf growers typically select land that is above average in fertility with relatively high and reliable rainfall. Alternatively, the land should have access to irrigation... purchase to read more


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What is the Turf Growing Industry?

Companies in this industry grow turf for transplanting in landscaped areas. This includes grass growing, turf growing and lawn seed growing. Operators plant, maintain and harvest turf farms. Landscapers, households, governments, sport venues, revegetation contractors and plant hire and garden service providers can then install the turf.

Industry Products
Green couchBlue couchBuffaloKikuyuZoysia
Industry Activities
Turf plantingTurf growingTurf harvesting

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