Our tulip "Maitri" baptised by the President of India
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...
By Appointment to the Court of the Netherlands
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...
Plastic removed from tulip fields
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...
Preparations for Floriade Expo 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...
Tulip Trade Event 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...
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...
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...
Online tulip event
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...
Lily processing (2)
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.
Tulip fields covered with plastic
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...
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 ...
Live streams on April 3 and 10
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...
Live stream on Facebook
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...
Tulip Trade Event cancelled due to coronavirus
The organisers of the Tulip Trade Event have jointly decided to cancel the event because of the coronavirus. The event was expected to take place from Wednesday to Friday, March 18 - 20. During the Tulip Trade Event, 13 tulip companies open their doors to a huge number of visitors from near and far....
Visit us during the Tulip Trade Event
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...