Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

Bureau of Citrus Budwood Registration

The Bureau of Citrus Budwood Registration administers a program to assist growers and nurserymen in producing trees that are believed to be horticulturally true to varietal type, productive, and free from certain recognizable bud-transmissible diseases detrimental to fruit production and tree longevity.

Download the latest  Budwood Annual Report [ Adobe PDF Document 2.89 MB

On the following pages you will find information about the Florida Citrus Budwood Protection Program. There are pages of information for the foundation source trees at Chiefland and pages of other important program activities. Links are provided for yield data, budwood ordering procedures, and statistics for citrus nursery activities.

Budwood is currently being distributed to only registered nurseries in Florida.


Budwood Orders

Foundation Groves

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