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Our tulip "Maitri" baptised by the President of India

Our tulip

Our tulip "Maitri" baptised by the President of India

  • Veröffentlicht am Dienstag, 5. April 2022

We are proud to announce that on April 4th, 2022, the tulip “Maitri“ was baptised by the Hon’ble President of India H.E. Mr Ram Nath Kovind and the first lady Mrs Savita Kovind. The name-giving ceremony was held at Keukenhof in honour of 75 years of friendship and collaboration between India a...

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By Appointment to the Court of the Netherlands

By Appointment to the Court of the Netherlands

By Appointment to the Court of the Netherlands

  • Veröffentlicht am Freitag, 1. April 2022

Last Friday we were honoured to receive the honorary title ‘By Appointment to the Court of the Netherlands’. His Majesty King Willem-Alexander himself has decided to grant our company this title and the right to display the Royal Coat of Arms accompanied by the phrase ‘By Appointment to the Co...

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Plastic removed from tulip fields

Plastic removed from tulip fields

Plastic removed from tulip fields

  • Veröffentlicht am Mittwoch, 30. März 2022

It is spring in the Netherlands, which means that it is time to remove the plastic from our tulip fields. Last autumn we showed you the preparations for covering our tulip fields with plastic and explained why we cover them. Yesterday we started to take off the plastic from our tulip fields, in o...

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Preparations for Floriade Expo 2022

Preparations for Floriade Expo 2022

Preparations for Floriade Expo 2022

  • Veröffentlicht am Dienstag, 8. März 2022

Last Friday we were busy with the preparations for the Floriade Expo 2022 in Almere. The Floriade is a world horticultural exhibition that takes place in the Netherlands only once every 10 years. We have participated since the first edition in 1962, where we met our first Asian client and we have pa...

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Tulip Trade Event 2022

Tulip Trade Event 2022

Tulip Trade Event 2022

  • Veröffentlicht am Dienstag, 22. Februar 2022

The Dutch measures against COVID-19 have mostly been lifted and therefore the Tulip Trade Event can fortunately still take place in 2022. From Wednesday, March 23rd up to and including Friday, March 25th we will open our doors daily with a beautiful flower show. Professional visitors from the fl...

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100th anniversary

100th anniversary

100th anniversary

  • Veröffentlicht am Samstag, 1. Januar 2022

In 2022 Jan de Wit en Zonen B.V. celebrates its 100th anniversary! In 1922 our founder Jan de Wit started growing vegetables and potatoes, but in 1925 he started to grow tulips as well. The tulip business became a success and flower bulbs quickly became the sole focus of the company. We are prou...

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Keukenhof 2021

Keukenhof 2021

Keukenhof 2021

  • Veröffentlicht am Donnerstag, 13. Mai 2021

We were fortunate enough to get the privilege to visit Keukenhof last Monday, on May 10. Due to COVID-19 the park is unfortunately closed to the public, but as an official bulb supplier of Keukenhof we were allowed to photograph the beautiful floral splendour and share it with you. Just like last ye...

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Online tulip event

Online tulip event

Online tulip event

  • Veröffentlicht am Montag, 8. März 2021

On March 17, 18 and 19 we will show you an enormous variety of flowers during our online event. We will keep you updated with pictures, personal video calls, live streams, a 360° experience and more. Keep an eye on this link: https://www.jandewitenzonen.com/tte/ We look forward to meeting you...

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Lily processing (2)

Lily processing (2)

Lily processing (2)

  • Veröffentlicht am Freitag, 11. Dezember 2020

In the meantime, most of the lily bulbs have arrived in our company. The lily bulb harvest is quite advanced this year. We are still busy processing and packing . We show and explain you our cool storage and the loading of the early containers. ...

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Tulip fields covered with plastic

Tulip fields covered with plastic

Tulip fields covered with plastic

  • Veröffentlicht am Mittwoch, 25. November 2020

The tulip bulbs have been planted in the field again, and like every year we also have a plot that we cover with plastic. This usually happens four to six weeks after planting. The tulips will flower on average two to three weeks earlier after harvest than the ones that have not been covered. The pi...

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Lily processing

Lily processing

Lily processing

  • Veröffentlicht am Freitag, 20. November 2020

As every year in November, we have started processing the lilies again at our company. On the following images you can see the receipt and storage, after which we inspect the lilies. The rinsing process can also be seen. Here the bulbs are washed, to remove the soil. Then you can see that the bulbs ...

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Live streams on April 3 and 10

Live streams on April 3 and 10

Live streams on April 3 and 10

  • Veröffentlicht am Mittwoch, 1. April 2020

The tulips in our warehouse are now gone, but we have received a large assortment of amaryllis flowers at our warehouse yesterday. These flowers were actually meant for the indoor opening show at Keukenhof, but unfortunately Keukenhof will not be able to open its doors this year because of the coron...

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Live stream on Facebook

Live stream on Facebook

Live stream on Facebook

  • Veröffentlicht am Montag, 16. März 2020

Because you cannot visit the Tulip Trade Event and see the tulips at our company this week due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, we will bring the Tulip Trade Event to you! We will go live on our Facebook page 6 times this week for a Q&A with Jan (one of our company directors) and Katy...

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Tulip Trade Event wegen Coronavirus abgesagt

Tulip Trade Event wegen Coronavirus abgesagt

Tulip Trade Event wegen Coronavirus abgesagt

  • Veröffentlicht am Freitag, 13. März 2020

Die Organisatoren des Tulip Trade Events haben in gemeinsamem Einvernehmen beschlossen, die Veranstaltung aufgrund der aktuellen Coronavirus-Lage abzusagen. Das Event sollte von Mittwoch, den 18. März, bis Freitag, den 20. März, stattfinden. Während des Tulip Trade Events hätten 13 niederländis...

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Visit us during the Tulip Trade Event

Visit us during the Tulip Trade Event

Visit us during the Tulip Trade Event

  • Veröffentlicht am Donnerstag, 16. Januar 2020

We are glad to inform you that we will participate in the Tulip Trade Event again in 2020. Last year the event was a great success and we are looking forward to another successful edition this year. From Wednesday, March 18 to Friday, March 20, we will open our doors to national and international vi...

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