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A global professional network

1600 Members Worldwide!

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Combined Proceedings

Access 69 volumes online


The International Plant Propagators’ Society (IPPS) is an international association of plant production professionals. The Society provides a forum for sharing plant production knowledge with the aim to improve the professionalism, knowledge and skills of its members.

IPPS has since its inception in 1951 developed into the leading global plant production knowledge network. It has a worldwide membership of over 1600 members who have the opportunity to meet regularly on a regional and international level by attending educational conferences, tours, field days and workshops. The Society offers various scholarships, research grants and exchange programs.

A unique benefit IPPS members enjoy is access to the vast library of horticultural knowledge, the Combined Proceedings of annual IPPS conferences.


There are now 69 volumes of professionally edited papers and presentations available online.

IPPS membership is organized and administered on a regional level. These regions are currently spread over eight geographically defined areas: Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Europe, Southern Africa and in the USA: the Eastern Region, Western Region & Southern Region.

Are you a professional involved in ornamental plant production, horticultural research and education or any other allied field? Do you wish to learn more and are you willing to share your knowledge? Then click here and join now, you would certainly benefit from IPPS and its members from you! 

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Latest News

10 October 2020

Chairman's Message, October 2020

Dear fellow members,In December, Alan Jones stepped down as Chair of the International Board having served four years in the role and a decade on the ...

19 June 2020

Western Region International Tour Cancelled

Important AnnouncementThe Western Region International Tour that was postponed to June 2021, has been cancelled.2022 Japan will be host...

19 March 2020

Impact of Coronavirus Pandemic on IPPS Events

Important Announcement2020 International Tour and Western Region Conference postponed to June 2021Due to the Coronavirus and its devastating global im...