AGRICULTURE, HORTICULTURE AND ANIMAL HUSBANDRY
SEEDS, PLANTS AND NURSERY STOCK
Nurseries and Nursery Stock
433:28 Nursery Stock Requirements.
I. Woody-stemmed deciduous nursery stock shall have moist green cambium tissue in the stem or stems and branches, and shall have viable buds or normal green, rigid growth. Growth shall be sufficient to permit the stock to live and grow in a form characteristic of the species when planted and given reasonable care. Nursery stock which does not meet those standards shall not be sold or offered for sale.
II. Hardy herbaceous biennials or perennials, when in a wilted, rotted, or other such condition indicative of subnormal vitality, shall not be sold or offered for sale.
III. Any bare-rooted or prepackaged woody-stemmed nursery stock having more than 2 inches of etiolated (nongreen) growth from individual buds shall not be sold or offered for sale.
IV. Balled and burlapped or containerized nursery stock in a weakened condition as evidenced by die-back or dryness of foliage shall not be sold or offered for sale.
V. Nursery stock infected with plant diseases or infested with plant pests shall not be offered for sale or given away.
Source. 1985, 33:1, eff. July 1, 1985. 2002, 7:5, eff. Mar. 12, 2002.