British Protected Ornamentals Association
Xylella: what you need to know
Growers and plant importers have the power to prevent Xylella reaching the UK. Make sure you are aware of the situation and what you can do to protect the UK from this disease.
The British Protected Ornamentals Association was founded in the late 1970s. We now represent the interests of those involved in the production of all British ornamental plants grown under protection.
The BPOA is a trade association representing growers and allied trade companies. What does it do for its members?
How to join
The cost of membership is based on turnover, and ranges from £50 to £600 depending on which band your company falls into. The lowest band relates to turnover below £50,000 and the highest to turnover above £5 million.
The Management Committee manages the affairs of the Association. Members are elected at the AGM.
Home Grown Users Group
The Home Grown Users Group manages the marketing and promotional activities of the Home Grown brand.
The Technical Committee works to ensure research and development resources are directed towards grower needs.