Re: [gardeners] Importing seeds FYI

Sherryl Fawx (
Fri, 20 Jul 2001 11:43:06 -0700

Well, there is a link from that page to "Nursery Stock, including seeds":

Northern Calif. USDA zone 9b

At 01:25 PM 07/20/2001 -0500, you wrote:
>I am with Margaret, I didn't see anything re: seeds.
>At 11:20 AM 7/20/01 -0600, you wrote:
>>Offhand, I saw nothing about seeds on your recommended site. It's easier 
>>to ask the post office what's permitted and what's not. Margaret L
>>At 12:47 PM 7/20/01 -0400, you wrote:
>>>The Dept of agriculture USDA has strict guidelines for accepting import
>>>material germplasm within the continental US.
>>>The simple act of accepting seed, albeit as harmless as it may seem can
>>>decimate a producing community and bring the economy to it's knees.
>>>As Dan has clearly stated, to become a clearinghouse to accept seed and then
>>>re-distribute is restricted and the fines for this are quite hefty and
>>>imprisonment or both if caught.