Iowa Admin. Code r. 571-71.2

Current through Register Vol. 44, No. 25, June 15, 2022
Rule 571-71.2 - Procedures
(1)Description of nursery stock to be sold.
a. Plants sold for use on private land shall not exceed four years of age.
b. Plants sold for use on private land shall be barerooted.
c. Only those species in accepted use for wildlife habitat, erosion control and forestry plantings shall be sold for use on private land.
d. Seeds and cuttings of those species in paragraph"c" may be sold for use on private land.
(2)Order limitations.
a. The minimum acceptable order shall be 500 plants in total with the minimum number of 100 plants of one species.
(1) To complete the previous year's planting, a purchaser may order less than 500 plants with a minimum of 100 plants of one species.
(2) Special purpose packets shall contain the number and species of plants as determined annually by the state forester but not to exceed 400 plants.
b. If a shortage occurs, substitution of suitable species may be made at the discretion of the state forester.
(3)Customer obligation.
a. Nursery stock planted on private land shall be for the purpose of wildlife habitat establishment, the control of soil erosion or to establish forest cover.
b. Purchasers of nursery stock for planting on private land shall, as a part of the order, be required to certify the plants will be used for wildlife habitat, erosion control or forestation purposes and will not be used to establish a new farmstead windbreak, shade trees or ornamental plantings.
c. All purchasers of stock shall, as a part of the plant order, be required to certify as to the county in which the nursery stock will be planted.
d. All purchasers shall be required as a part of the plant order, to certify that the plants purchased will not be sold with roots attached.

Iowa Admin. Code r. 571-71.2

ARC 9051B, IAB 9/8/10, effective 10/13/10 (See Delay note at end of chapter)