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Deciduous species

No
Country: European Union (EU)
Scientific Name:  
Group: Nursery stock
End Use: Cuttings
NPPO Details:
European Commission, Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety
Relevant Web Addresses:

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Export Criteria

Criteria Criteria Required?
Import Permit No
Phytosanitary Certificate Yes
Additional Declaration/Endorsement Yes
Protocol Market No

General Requirements

Without prejudice to the requirements applicable to the plants in Regulation (EU) 2016/2031 Annex VII, this ICR only applies to plants that have been grown in nurseries.  
 
A deciduous plant is a plant that loses its leaves seasonally.

This ICR does not apply to following species, which are permanently prohibited under 

Abies sppCastanea sppCedrus spp
Chaenomeles spp
unless dormant
Chamaecyparis sppCitrus spp
Crataegus spp
unless dormant
Cydonia spp unless dormantFortunella spp
Juniperis sppLarix sppMalus spp unless dormant
Picea sppPinus sppPoncirus spp
Populus sppPrunus spp unless dormantPseudotsuga spp
Pyrus spp unless dormantQuercus sppRosa spp unless dormant
SolanaceaeTsuga spp
Vitis spp
​The family Graminacae, other than the following exceptions, are also permanently prohibited.
The exceptions are:
  • Ornamental perennial grasses of the subfamilies Bambusoideae and Panicoideae 
  • Buchloe spp, Bouteloua spp, Calamagrostis spp, Cortaderia spp, Glyceria spp, Hakonechloa spp, Hystrix spp, Molinia spp, Phalaris spp, Shibataea spp, Spartina spp, Stipa spp and Uniola spp.​ ​
 
Additionally From December 14, 2019 the following plants will be provisionally prohibited entry to the EU under Commission Implementing
Regulation (EU) 2016/2031, of 18 December, 2018 pending import risk assessment.

 

Acacia spp.Acer spp.Albizia spp.
Alnus spp.Annona spp.Bauhinia spp.
Berberis spp.Betula spp.Caesalpinia spp
Cassia spp.Castanea spp.Cornus spp
Corylus spp.Crataegus spp.Diospyros spp
Fagus spp.Ficus caricaFraxinus spp
Hamamelis sppJasminum sppJuglans spp.
Ligustrum spp.Lonicera spp.Malus spp.
Nerium spp.Persea spp.Populus spp.
Prunus spp.Quercus spp.Robinia spp.
Salix spp.Sorbus spp.Taxus spp.
Tilia spp. Ulmus spp.Ullucus tuberosus


This ICR also does not apply to the following species, which are permitted entry to the EU subject to compliance with the additional conditions specified in Regulation (EU) 2016/2031.

If you are sending a plant or plant product from the list below and there is no MICoR case, please check the import conditions with NPPO of the importing country and contact MicorPlants@agriculture.gov.au.​​

Aegle spp
Aeglopsis spp
Afraegle spp
Amelanchier spp
​Amyris spp
​Araceae
​Atalantia spp
​Balsamocitrus spp
Bambusoideae
Beta vulgaris
Bonsai plants
Bouteloua spp
​Buchloe spp
Burkillanthus spp
​​Calamogrostis spp
Calodendrum spp
Caryophyllaceae
Casimiroa spp
Chaenomeles spp
Choisya spp
Citropsis spp
Clausena spp
Coniferales
Citropsis spp
Cortaderia spp
Cotoneaster spp
Cydonia sp
Dendranthema spp
Dianthus spp
Eremocitrus spp
​​Eriobotrya spp​Esenbeckia spp
Ficus spp
Fragaria spp
​Glyceria sppGlycosmis spp
Hakenochloa spp
Hibiscus spp
Humulus lupulus
Hystrix spp
Limonia spp
Marantaceae
Merillia spp
Mespilus spp
Microcitrus spp
Molinia spp
Murraya spp
Musaceae
​Narangi spp
​Pamburus spp
​Panicoideae
​Pelargonium spp
​​Phalaris sppPhotinia davidiana
Pyracantha spp
Pyrus spp
Ribes spp
Rubus spp
Severinia spp
Shibataea spp
Spartina spp
Stipa spp
Streliziaceae
Swinglea spp
Tetradium spp
Toddalia spp
Triphasia spp
Uniola spp
Vepris spp
Zanthoxylum spp



Xylella fastidiosa host species

The European Union has implemented measures to prevent the introduction and spread of Xylella fastidiosa. See Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2015/798 of 18 May 2015 for further information.

The EU has a list of approximately 220 plant species on the Commission database of Xylella fastidiosa host plants. 

​It is the exporter’s responsibility to ensure that the phytosanitary certificate is issued within 14 days of the consignment being exported from Australia.

Refer to the departure date and inspection date in the Request for Permit.

Consignments are to be free from pests, soil, weed seeds and extraneous material.

​Where applicable, the exporter is to provide evidence attesting to the endorsement and present it to the Authorised Officer at the time of inspection.

The EU Directive 2000-29 requirements for the certification of Cuttings / Plants in respect to having been inspected at appropriate times are:

An official examination carried out in accordance with the following provisions:
  • They shall extend to the relevant plants or plant products grown, produced or used by the producer or otherwise present on his/her premises as well as to the growing medium used there;
  • They shall be made on the premises, preferably at the place of production;
  • They shall be made regularly at appropriate times at least once a year, and at least by visual observation, without prejudice to the special requirements listed in Annex IV.

Appropriate times shall be that when the pests or diseases of concern are most prevalent or most active.

Official examination may be undertaken by a person who has suitable qualifications to perform the inspection and make an official declaration. eg: State Department of Agriculture employee; Department of Primary Industry employee; Crop monitor; Company employed entomologist or agronomist.

Area freedom - Appropriate evidence to be presented to the Authorised Officer at the time of inspection.

Production Area freedom - Appropriate evidence to be presented to the Authorised Officer at the time of inspection

Treated - Appropriate evidence to be presented to the Authorised Officer at the time of inspection and details of treatment to be stated on the Phytosanitary certificate

Note:
Bacterial ring rot of potato (Clavibacter sepedonicus), Golden cyst nematode (Globodera pallida) and New Zealand black wart (Synchytrium endobioticum) are known not to occur in Australia. Area freedom or Place of production freedom certificate is required for Potato cyst nematode (Globodera rostochiensis).

Note: 
To meet requirements stated in 1) Annex VII, point 2.1 (a-b) the “registered established name and number” (ABC / XXXX) must be added in the additional product description field of the Request For Permit (RFP) to export.

Treatment

The exporter is to provide evidence attesting to the treatment and present it to the Authorised Officer at the time of inspection.

Details of treatment to be endorsed on the Phytosanitary certificate in the treatment section.

Additional Declaration/Endorsements

Option 1 (EXDOC Endorsement 2468)

1) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 2.1 (a-b) of EU Regulation - Plants have been grown in nurseries, which are registered and supervised by the national plant protection organization of the country of origin and have been inspected at appropriate times and prior to export.

2) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 4 (a) of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - Plants have been grown in nurseries and originate in an area, established in the country of origin by the national plant protection service of that country, as being free from Melon thrips (Thrips palmi) in accordance with relevant International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures, and which is mentioned on the phytosanitary certificate referred to in Article 71 of Regulation (EU) No 2016/2031 under the rubric ‘Additional declaration’,             

3) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 7 (b.a) of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - No symptoms of the relevant Union quarantine pests have been observed on the plants during their complete cycle of vegetation and plants originate in areas known to be free from Tobacco whitefly (Bemisia tabaci) and other vectors of the Union quarantine pests,

4) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 10 (a-c) of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - The plants are clean (i.e. free from plant debris) and free from flowers and fruits,have been grown in nurseries,have been inspected at appropriate times and prior to export and found free from symptoms of harmful bacteria, viruses and virus-like organisms, and either found free from signs or symptoms of harmful nematodes, insects, mites and fungi, or have been subjected to appropriate treatment to eliminate such organisms.

5) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 11 of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - Plants are dormant and free from leaves,

6) Consignment complies with Article 28 of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/1201 - Pierce's disease (Xylella fastidiosa) is not present in Australia.


Option 2 (EXDOC Endorsement 2469)

1) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 2.1 (a-b) of EU Regulation - Plants have been grown in nurseries, which are registered and supervised by the national plant protection organization of the country of origin and have been inspected at appropriate times and prior to export.

2) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 4 (b) of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - The plants have been grown in nurseries and originate in a place of production, established in the country of export by the national plant protection service in that country, as being free from Melon thrips (Thrips palmi) in accordance with relevant International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures, and which is mentioned on the certificates referred to in Article 71 of Regulation (EU) No 2016/2031 under the rubric ‘Additional declaration’, and declared free from Melon thrips (Thrips palmi) on official inspections carried out at least monthly during the three months prior to export, 

3) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 7 (b.a) of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - No symptoms of the relevant Union quarantine pests have been observed on the plants during their complete cycle of vegetation and plants originate in areas known to be free from Tobacco whitefly (Bemisia tabaci) and other vectors of the Union quarantine pests,

4) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 10 (a-c) of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - The plants are clean (i.e. free from plant debris) and free from flowers and fruits,have been grown in nurseries,have been inspected at appropriate times and prior to export and found free from symptoms of harmful bacteria, viruses and virus-like organisms, and either found free from signs or symptoms of harmful nematodes, insects, mites and fungi, or have been subjected to appropriate treatment to eliminate such organisms.

5) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 11 of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - Plants are dormant and free from leaves,

6) Consignment complies with Article 28 of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/1201 - Pierce's disease (Xylella fastidiosa) is not present in Australia.

Option 3 (EXDOC Endorsement 2470)

1) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 2.1 (a-b) of EU Regulation - Plants have been grown in nurseries, which are registered and supervised by the national plant protection organization of the country of origin and have been inspected at appropriate times and prior to export.

2) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 4 (c) of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - The plants have been grown in nurseries and immediately prior to export, plants have been subjected to an appropriate treatment against Melon thrips (Thrips palmi), the details of which have been indicated on the phytosanitary certificates referred to in Article 71 of Regulation (EU) No 2016/2031, and have been officially inspected and found free from Melon thrips (Thrips palmi),

3) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 7 (b.a) of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - No symptoms of the relevant Union quarantine pests have been observed on the plants during their complete cycle of vegetation and plants originate in areas known to be free from Tobacco whitefly (Bemisia tabaci) and other vectors of the Union quarantine pests,

4) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 10 (a-c) of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - The plants are clean (i.e. free from plant debris) and free from flowers and fruits,have been grown in nurseries,have been inspected at appropriate times and prior to export and found free from symptoms of harmful bacteria, viruses and virus-like organisms, and either found free from signs or symptoms of harmful nematodes, insects, mites and fungi, or have been subjected to appropriate treatment to eliminate such organisms.

5) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 11 of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - Plants are dormant and free from leaves,

6) Consignment complies with Article 28 of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/1201 - Pierce's disease (Xylella fastidiosa) is not present in Australia.

Option 4 (EXDOC Endorsement 4025)

1) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 2.1 (a-b) of EU Regulation - Plants have been grown in nurseries, which are registered and supervised by the national plant protection organization of the country of origin and have been inspected at appropriate times and prior to export.

2) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 4 (a) of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - Plants have been grown in nurseries and originate in an area, established in the country of origin by the national plant protection service of that country, as being free from Melon thrips (Thrips palmi) in accordance with relevant International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures, and which is mentioned on the phytosanitary certificate referred to in Article 71 of Regulation (EU) No 2016/2031 under the rubric ‘Additional declaration’,                                    

3) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 7 (b.b) of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - No symptoms of the relevant Union quarantine pests have been observed on the plants during their complete cycle of vegetation and the plants originate in the site of production, the site of production has been found free from Tobacco whitefly (Bemisia tabaci) and other vectors of the relevant Union quarantine pests on official inspections carried out at appropriate times to detect the pest,

4) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 10 (a-c) of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - The plants are clean (i.e. free from plant debris) and free from flowers and fruits,have been grown in nurseries,have been inspected at appropriate times and prior to export and found free from symptoms of harmful bacteria, viruses and virus-like organisms, and either found free from signs or symptoms of harmful nematodes, insects, mites and fungi, or have been subjected to appropriate treatment to eliminate such organisms.

5) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 11 of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - Plants are dormant and free from leaves,

6) Consignment complies with Article 28 of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/1201 - Pierce's disease (Xylella fastidiosa) is not present in Australia.

Option 5 (EXDOC Endorsement 4026)

1) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 2.1 (a-b) of EU Regulation - Plants have been grown in nurseries, which are registered and supervised by the national plant protection organization of the country of origin and have been inspected at appropriate times and prior to export.

2) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 4 (b) of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - The plants have been grown in nurseries and originate in a place of production, established in the country of export by the national plant protection service in that country, as being free from Melon thrips (Thrips palmi) in accordance with relevant International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures, and which is mentioned on the certificates referred to in Article 71 of Regulation (EU) No 2016/2031 under the rubric ‘Additional declaration’, and declared free from Melon thrips (Thrips palmi) on official inspections carried out at least monthly during the three months prior to export, 

3) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 7 (b.b) of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - No symptoms of the relevant Union quarantine pests have been observed on the plants during their complete cycle of vegetation and the plants originate in the site of production, the site of production has been found free from Tobacco whitefly (Bemisia tabaci) and other vectors of the relevant Union quarantine pests on official inspections carried out at appropriate times to detect the pest,

4) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 10 (a-c) of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - The plants are clean (i.e. free from plant debris) and free from flowers and fruits,have been grown in nurseries,have been inspected at appropriate times and prior to export and found free from symptoms of harmful bacteria, viruses and virus-like organisms, and either found free from signs or symptoms of harmful nematodes, insects, mites and fungi, or have been subjected to appropriate treatment to eliminate such organisms.

5) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 11 of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - Plants are dormant and free from leaves,

6) Consignment complies with Article 28 of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/1201 - Pierce's disease (Xylella fastidiosa) is not present in Australia.

Option 6 (EXDOC Endorsement 4027)

1) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 2.1 (a-b) of EU Regulation - Plants have been grown in nurseries, which are registered and supervised by the national plant protection organization of the country of origin and have been inspected at appropriate times and prior to export.

2) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 4 (c) of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - The plants have been grown in nurseries and immediately prior to export, plants have been subjected to an appropriate treatment against Melon thrips (Thrips palmi), the details of which have been indicated on the phytosanitary certificates referred to in Article 71 of Regulation (EU) No 2016/2031, and have been officially inspected and found free from Melon thrips (Thrips palmi),

3) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 7 (b.b) of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - No symptoms of the relevant Union quarantine pests have been observed on the plants during their complete cycle of vegetation and the plants originate in the site of production, the site of production has been found free from Tobacco whitefly (Bemisia tabaci) and other vectors of the relevant Union quarantine pests on official inspections carried out at appropriate times to detect the pest,

4) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 10 (a-c) of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - The plants are clean (i.e. free from plant debris) and free from flowers and fruits,have been grown in nurseries,have been inspected at appropriate times and prior to export and found free from symptoms of harmful bacteria, viruses and virus-like organisms, and either found free from signs or symptoms of harmful nematodes, insects, mites and fungi, or have been subjected to appropriate treatment to eliminate such organisms.

5) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 11 of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - Plants are dormant and free from leaves,

6) Consignment complies with Article 28 of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/1201 - Pierce's disease (Xylella fastidiosa) is not present in Australia.

Option 7 (EXDOC Endorsement 6141)

1) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 2.1 (a-b) of EU Regulation - Plants have been grown in nurseries, which are registered and supervised by the national plant protection organization of the country of origin and have been inspected at appropriate times and prior to export.

2) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 4 (a) of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - Plants have been grown in nurseries and originate in an area, established in the country of origin by the national plant protection service of that country, as being free from Melon thrips (Thrips palmi) in accordance with relevant International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures, and which is mentioned on the phytosanitary certificate referred to in Article 71 of Regulation (EU) No 2016/2031 under the rubric ‘Additional declaration’,                                    

3) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 7 (b.c) of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - No symptoms of the relevant Union quarantine pests have been observed on the plants during their complete cycle of vegetation and the plants have been subjected to an effective treatment ensuring the eradication of Tobacco whitefly (Bemisia tabaci) and the other vectors of the Union quarantine pests and have been found free thereof prior to export.

4) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 10 (a-c) of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - The plants are clean (i.e. free from plant debris) and free from flowers and fruits,have been grown in nurseries,have been inspected at appropriate times and prior to export and found free from symptoms of harmful bacteria, viruses and virus-like organisms, and either found free from signs or symptoms of harmful nematodes, insects, mites and fungi, or have been subjected to appropriate treatment to eliminate such organisms.

5) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 11 of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - Plants are dormant and free from leaves,

6) Consignment complies with Article 28 of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/1201 - Pierce's disease (Xylella fastidiosa) is not present in Australia.

Option 8 (EXDOC Endorsement 6142)

1) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 2.1 (a-b) of EU Regulation - Plants have been grown in nurseries, which are registered and supervised by the national plant protection organization of the country of origin and have been inspected at appropriate times and prior to export.

2) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 4 (b) of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - The plants have been grown in nurseries and originate in a place of production, established in the country of export by the national plant protection service in that country, as being free from Melon thrips (Thrips palmi) in accordance with relevant International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures, and which is mentioned on the certificates referred to in Article 71 of Regulation (EU) No 2016/2031 under the rubric ‘Additional declaration’, and declared free from Melon thrips (Thrips palmi) on official inspections carried out at least monthly during the three months prior to export, 

3) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 7 (b.c) of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - No symptoms of the relevant Union quarantine pests have been observed on the plants during their complete cycle of vegetation and the plants have been subjected to an effective treatment ensuring the eradication of Tobacco whitefly (Bemisia tabaci) and the other vectors of the Union quarantine pests and have been found free thereof prior to export.

4) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 10 (a-c) of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - The plants are clean (i.e. free from plant debris) and free from flowers and fruits,have been grown in nurseries,have been inspected at appropriate times and prior to export and found free from symptoms of harmful bacteria, viruses and virus-like organisms, and either found free from signs or symptoms of harmful nematodes, insects, mites and fungi, or have been subjected to appropriate treatment to eliminate such organisms.

5) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 11 of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - Plants are dormant and free from leaves,

6) Consignment complies with Article 28 of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/1201 - Pierce's disease (Xylella fastidiosa) is not present in Australia.

Option 9 (EXDOC Endorsement 6143)

1) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 2.1 (a-b) of EU Regulation - Plants have been grown in nurseries, which are registered and supervised by the national plant protection organization of the country of origin and have been inspected at appropriate times and prior to export.

2) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 4 (c) of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - The plants have been grown in nurseries and immediately prior to export, plants have been subjected to an appropriate treatment against Melon thrips (Thrips palmi), the details of which have been indicated on the phytosanitary certificates referred to in Article 71 of Regulation (EU) No 2016/2031, and have been officially inspected and found free from Melon thrips (Thrips palmi),

3) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 7 (b.c) of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - No symptoms of the relevant Union quarantine pests have been observed on the plants during their complete cycle of vegetation and the plants have been subjected to an effective treatment ensuring the eradication of Tobacco whitefly (Bemisia tabaci) and the other vectors of the Union quarantine pests and have been found free thereof prior to export.

4) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 10 (a-c) of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - The plants are clean (i.e. free from plant debris) and free from flowers and fruits,have been grown in nurseries,have been inspected at appropriate times and prior to export and found free from symptoms of harmful bacteria, viruses and virus-like organisms, and either found free from signs or symptoms of harmful nematodes, insects, mites and fungi, or have been subjected to appropriate treatment to eliminate such organisms.

5) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 11 of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - Plants are dormant and free from leaves,

6) Consignment complies with Article 28 of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/1201 - Pierce's disease (Xylella fastidiosa) is not present in Australia.

Reference

EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 dated 28 November 2019.

Latest updates

02/12/2022 - Updated general requirements for additional product description field and amended text for endorsements 2468, 2469, 2470,4025, 4026, 4027, 6141, 6142, 6143.
08/10/2021 - Endorsements 2469, 4026 and 6142 updated based on NPPO requirements.

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