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Evergreen species

No
Country: European Union (EU)
Scientific Name:  
Group: Nursery stock
End Use: Plants
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.  

An evergreen plant is a plant having leaves all year round. Leaf persistence in evergreen plants may vary from a few months, with leaves constantly being shed as new ones are grown, to several decades.

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

Regulation (EU) 2016/2031.

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 sppVitis 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) 2018/2019, 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.​​

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 Regulation (EU) 2016/2031 requirements for the certification of 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 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 pest / disease is most prevalent / active.
Official examination may be undertaken by a person 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 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 2351)

1) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 1 (a.i,b.i) of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - The growing medium at the time of planting of the associated plants was free from soil and organic matter and had not been previously used for growing plants or for any other agricultural purposes and was stored and maintained under appropriate conditions to keep it free from quarantine pests and since planting appropriate measures have been taken to ensure that the growing medium has been kept free from Union quarantine pests, including at least: physical isolation of the growing medium from soil and other possible sources of contamination, hygiene measures, using water free from Union quarantine pests,

2) 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.

3) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 3 of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - The place of production is known to be free from Bacterial ring rot of potato (Clavibacter sepedonicus) and New Zealand black wart (Synchytrium endobioticum) and the plants originate from a field known to be free from Golden cyst nematode (Globodera pallida) and Potato cyst nematode (Globodera rostochiensis),

4) 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’,  

5) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 10 (a-c) of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - 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,

6) 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,

7) 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 2352)

1) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 1 (a.i,b.i) of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - The growing medium at the time of planting of the associated plants was free from soil and organic matter and had not been previously used for growing plants or for any other agricultural purposes and was stored and maintained under appropriate conditions to keep it free from quarantine pests and since planting appropriate measures have been taken to ensure that the growing medium has been kept free from Union quarantine pests, including at least: physical isolation of the growing medium from soil and other possible sources of contamination, hygiene measures, using water free from Union quarantine pests,

2) 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.

3) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 3 of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - The place of production is known to be free from Bacterial ring rot of potato (Clavibacter sepedonicus) and New Zealand black wart (Synchytrium endobioticum) and the plants originate from a field known to be free from Golden cyst nematode (Globodera pallida) and Potato cyst nematode (Globodera rostochiensis),

4) 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, 

5) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 10 (a-c) of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - 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,

6) 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,

7) 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 2353)

1) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 1 (a.i,b.i) of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - The growing medium at the time of planting of the associated plants was free from soil and organic matter and had not been previously used for growing plants or for any other agricultural purposes and was stored and maintained under appropriate conditions to keep it free from quarantine pests and since planting appropriate measures have been taken to ensure that the growing medium has been kept free from Union quarantine pests, including at least: physical isolation of the growing medium from soil and other possible sources of contamination, hygiene measures, using water free from Union quarantine pests,

2) 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.

3) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 3 of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - The place of production is known to be free from Bacterial ring rot of potato (Clavibacter sepedonicus) and New Zealand black wart (Synchytrium endobioticum) and the plants originate from a field known to be free from Golden cyst nematode (Globodera pallida) and Potato cyst nematode (Globodera rostochiensis),

4) 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),

5) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 10 (a-c) of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - 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,

6) 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,

7) 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 2357)

1) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 1 (a.i,b.i) of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - The growing medium at the time of planting of the associated plants was free from soil and organic matter and had not been previously used for growing plants or for any other agricultural purposes and was stored and maintained under appropriate conditions to keep it free from quarantine pests and since planting appropriate measures have been taken to ensure that the growing medium has been kept free from Union quarantine pests, including at least: physical isolation of the growing medium from soil and other possible sources of contamination, hygiene measures, using water free from Union quarantine pests,

2) 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.

3) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 3 of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - The place of production is known to be free from Bacterial ring rot of potato (Clavibacter sepedonicus) and New Zealand black wart (Synchytrium endobioticum) and the plants originate from a field known to be free from Golden cyst nematode (Globodera pallida) and Potato cyst nematode (Globodera rostochiensis),

4) 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’,  

5) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 10 (a-c) of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - 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,

6) 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,

7) 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 2337)

1) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 1 (a.i,b.i) of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - The growing medium at the time of planting of the associated plants was free from soil and organic matter and had not been previously used for growing plants or for any other agricultural purposes and was stored and maintained under appropriate conditions to keep it free from quarantine pests and since planting appropriate measures have been taken to ensure that the growing medium has been kept free from Union quarantine pests, including at least: physical isolation of the growing medium from soil and other possible sources of contamination, hygiene measures, using water free from Union quarantine pests,

2) 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.

3) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 3 of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - The place of production is known to be free from Bacterial ring rot of potato (Clavibacter sepedonicus) and New Zealand black wart (Synchytrium endobioticum) and the plants originate from a field known to be free from Golden cyst nematode (Globodera pallida) and Potato cyst nematode (Globodera rostochiensis),

4) 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, 

5) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 10 (a-c) of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - 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,

6) 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,

7) 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 2359)

1) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 1 (a.i,b.i) of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - The growing medium at the time of planting of the associated plants was free from soil and organic matter and had not been previously used for growing plants or for any other agricultural purposes and was stored and maintained under appropriate conditions to keep it free from quarantine pests and since planting appropriate measures have been taken to ensure that the growing medium has been kept free from Union quarantine pests, including at least: physical isolation of the growing medium from soil and other possible sources of contamination, hygiene measures, using water free from Union quarantine pests,

2) 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.

3) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 3 of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - The place of production is known to be free from Bacterial ring rot of potato (Clavibacter sepedonicus) and New Zealand black wart (Synchytrium endobioticum) and the plants originate from a field known to be free from Golden cyst nematode (Globodera pallida) and Potato cyst nematode (Globodera rostochiensis),

4) 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),

5) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 10 (a-c) of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - 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,

6) 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,

7) 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 6148)

1) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 1 (a.i,b.i) of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - The growing medium at the time of planting of the associated plants was free from soil and organic matter and had not been previously used for growing plants or for any other agricultural purposes and was stored and maintained under appropriate conditions to keep it free from quarantine pests and since planting appropriate measures have been taken to ensure that the growing medium has been kept free from Union quarantine pests, including at least: physical isolation of the growing medium from soil and other possible sources of contamination, hygiene measures, using water free from Union quarantine pests,

2) 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.

3) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 3 of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - The place of production is known to be free from Bacterial ring rot of potato (Clavibacter sepedonicus) and New Zealand black wart (Synchytrium endobioticum) and the plants originate from a field known to be free from Golden cyst nematode (Globodera pallida) and Potato cyst nematode (Globodera rostochiensis),

4) 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’,  

5) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 10 (a-c) of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - 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,

6) 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.

7) 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 6149)

1) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 1 (a.i,b.i) of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - The growing medium at the time of planting of the associated plants was free from soil and organic matter and had not been previously used for growing plants or for any other agricultural purposes and was stored and maintained under appropriate conditions to keep it free from quarantine pests and since planting appropriate measures have been taken to ensure that the growing medium has been kept free from Union quarantine pests, including at least: physical isolation of the growing medium from soil and other possible sources of contamination, hygiene measures, using water free from Union quarantine pests,

2) 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.

3) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 3 of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - The place of production is known to be free from Bacterial ring rot of potato (Clavibacter sepedonicus) and New Zealand black wart (Synchytrium endobioticum) and the plants originate from a field known to be free from Golden cyst nematode (Globodera pallida) and Potato cyst nematode (Globodera rostochiensis),

4) 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, 

5) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 10 (a-c) of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - 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,

6) 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.

7) 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 6150)

1) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 1 (a.i,b.i) of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - The growing medium at the time of planting of the associated plants was free from soil and organic matter and had not been previously used for growing plants or for any other agricultural purposes and was stored and maintained under appropriate conditions to keep it free from quarantine pests and since planting appropriate measures have been taken to ensure that the growing medium has been kept free from Union quarantine pests, including at least: physical isolation of the growing medium from soil and other possible sources of contamination, hygiene measures, using water free from Union quarantine pests,

2) 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.

3) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 3 of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - The place of production is known to be free from Bacterial ring rot of potato (Clavibacter sepedonicus) and New Zealand black wart (Synchytrium endobioticum) and the plants originate from a field known to be free from Golden cyst nematode (Globodera pallida) and Potato cyst nematode (Globodera rostochiensis),

4) 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),

5) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 10 (a-c) of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - 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,

6) 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.

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

Option 10 (EXDOC Endorsement 6712)

1) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 1 (a.iv,b.i) of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - The growing medium at the time of planting of the associated plants was subjected to effective systems approach to ensure freedom from pests and which is indicated on the phytosanitary certificate referred to in Article 71 of Regulation (EU) No 2016/2031, under the rubric ‘Additional declaration in all the cases mentioned in points (i) to (iv) was stored and maintained under appropriate conditions to keep it free from quarantine pests and since planting appropriate measures have been taken to ensure that the growing medium has been kept free from Union quarantine pests, including at least: physical isolation of the growing medium from soil and other possible sources of contamination, hygiene measures, using water free from Union quarantine pests.

2) 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.

3) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 3 of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - The place of production is known to be free from Bacterial ring rot of potato (Clavibacter sepedonicus) and New Zealand black wart (Synchytrium endobioticum) and the plants originate from a field known to be free from Golden cyst nematode (Globodera pallida) and Potato cyst nematode (Globodera rostochiensis),

4) 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),

5) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 10 (a-c) of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - 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,

6) 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,

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

Option 11 (EXDOC Endorsement 6721)

1) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 1 (a.iv,b.i) of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - The growing medium at the time of planting of the associated plants was subjected to effective systems approach to ensure freedom from pests and which is indicated on the phytosanitary certificate referred to in Article 71 of Regulation (EU) No 2016/2031, under the rubric ‘Additional declaration in all the cases mentioned in points (i) to (iv) was stored and maintained under appropriate conditions to keep it free from quarantine pests and since planting appropriate measures have been taken to ensure that the growing medium has been kept free from Union quarantine pests, including at least: physical isolation of the growing medium from soil and other possible sources of contamination, hygiene measures, using water free from Union quarantine pests.

2) 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.

3) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 3 of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - The place of production is known to be free from Bacterial ring rot of potato (Clavibacter sepedonicus) and New Zealand black wart (Synchytrium endobioticum) and the plants originate from a field known to be free from Golden cyst nematode (Globodera pallida) and Potato cyst nematode (Globodera rostochiensis),

4) 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),

5) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 10 (a-c) of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 - 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,

6) 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,

7) 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 2351, 2352, 2353,2357, 2337, 2359, 6148, 6149, 6150, 6712, 6721.
08/10/2021 - Endorsements 2352, 2337 and 6149 updated based on NPPO requirements.
31/03/2021 - Update to Additional Declaration/Endorsements - New endorsement created.
29/03/2021 - Addition of new Additional declarations/endorsements.

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