Answered by: Conrad Richter
Question from: Dianne Carter
Posted on: August 23, 2001

I receive your catalog which I absolutely love. However I do have a question for you. Do I understand your shipping restrictions to both Arizona and California - I cannot order live plants but, I can order seeds with no problem?

We ship thousands of plant orders to California and Arizona (and other U.S. states) each year. There is no problem shipping most of the plants and seeds we offer to those two states. There are, however, a few herbs that cannot be shipped because of USDA restrictions; these are marked in the printed catalogue. But these restrictions amount to less than 5% of the total plant varieties listed in our catalogue.

Every plant shipment to the U.S. is accompanied by a phytosanitary certificate valid for every state. Our greenhouses are pre-approved for unimpeded shipment of plants to the U.S. In fact, because of the pre-approval status of our greenhouses, our plants have greater freedom of movement in the U.S. than those of most U.S. growers.

All plant shipments are shipped from Buffalo, New York, by UPS or sometimes by USPS.

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