About PRO

Plant Research Overberg b.v. (PRO) is breeder of revolutionary new rose rootstocks, hip-roses and Helleborus. PRO was founded by Dr. Peter A. van de Pol, is strategically based in the heart of the Netherlands and active in a growing number of international projects and co-operations. We are represented in Africa bij Stokman Rozen Kenya, in Europe bij Kordes Roses International and in North- and South America by Moerheim.

The rose rootstock Natal Briar and its successors and the hip roses Fair Jewel® and Plenty® are a few of our success stories. PRO is fully independent, privately owned and determined to help building a better, more profitable and sustainable flower industry. 

Growing PRO root stocks in Kenya: