Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
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 [ ]
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.
- Citrus Nursery Stock Certification Manual [ ]
- DPI Rule Chapter 5B-62: Citrus Nursery Stock Certification Program
- Florida Citrus Arboretum