Situated in the west rim of the Pacific Ocean, Taiwan's climate is the combination of
torrid zone and subtropical kinds. Taiwan is bisected by Tropic of cancer from center
Taiwan. It is also benefited from the southern warming ocean stream. Those combination
make it's weather hot,humid and rainy. About two-thirds of the island is covered with
forested peaks, Taiwan presents a broad variety of climate characters which are the nature
resources for nurturing plants and flowers. All these are the advantages for developing
Taiwan's flowers industry.
Flowers is one of the agricultural products which bears high economic value and potential
exportation. Taiwan's flowers have been enhanced dramatically both in the variety and
quality. Quantity has been remarkably increased as well. Recently, the planted areas of
Taiwan's flowers have been extended. The official Taiwan Agricultural Annual Report (1995)
indicated that in 1994, the flowers plantation areas are 9401 hectares, total production
over US$27,000,000. Exportation values about 10% of the total production.
Taiwan's flower industry is distinctively supported and valued by the government. Flower
insiders have been invested tremendous capital in improving the equipments, materials and
technologies. These investment made the production per unit very efficient. All the
improvements represent the inspiring prosperity of Taiwan's flowers industry.