International Federation of Professional Nurserymen

International Federation of Professional Nurserymen, Fédération Horticole Professionelle Internationale
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Founded: 1910
Sources: HB 1925, HB 1929


The International Bureau.


Members in these countries

Professional nurserymen's associations in:
Belgium (since 1925) , Canada (since 1925) , France (since 1925) , Germany (since 1925) , Italy (since 1929) , Luxembourg (since 1925) , Netherlands (since 1925) , Switzerland (since 1925) , United Kingdom (since 1925) ,



To enable adherent professional nurserymen's associations to examine, discuss and solve problems of common interest; to safeguard horticultural interests in general; and to create such dependent organisations as may be considered of value to the interests represented. permettre aux associations horticoles professionnelles adhérentes de se réunir pour examiner, discuter et solutionner les questions ayant un intérêt commun, afin de sauvegarder les intérêts horticoles en général, de créer, si le besoin s'en fait sentir, des organisations annexes jugées utiles aux intérêts représentés.


Subscriptions from affiliated associations; 750 French francs for each nation. la cotisation des associations affiliées est de 500 francs français par nation.

General facts

The International Professional Nurserymen's Union was founded to bring together the principal professional nurserymen's associations of the world. It existed up to 1914, was suspended during the war, and was reconstituted in 1919 at the initiative of the Professional Nurserymen's Associations of Belgium, France and Great Britain. A congress was held in London in May 1929. l'Union horticole profession- nelle internationale, fondée en 1910, dans le but de relier entre elles les grandes associations horticoles professionnelles et mondiales, qui a fonctionné jusqu'en 1914, et dont les travaux ont été suspendus pendant la guerre 1914-1918, s'est reconstituée en 1923 sur l'initiative des associations professionnelles horticoles de Belgique, de Grande-Bretagne, et de France.


Annual congresses. There has also been constituted, under the aegis and control of the Federation, and with its financial support, the International Bureau for the Registration of Horticultural Novelties the name of which indicates its duties. Congrès annuels, dont le dernier eut lieu à Haarlem en avril 1925. Il est aussi constitué sous l'égide, le contrôle et le soutien financier de la Fédération, un Bureau international d'enregistrement de Nouveautés horti- coles, dont le nom indique les fonctions.