Nursery and Christmas Tree

Nursery

An Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) license is required by anyone operating as a grower or dealer of nursery stock in Oregon.

Exceptions include the following:

  • Businesses whose total sales do not exceed $250 per fiscal year
  • Landscaping businesses or brokers that do not grow or store live plant material for more than one year

Temporary Nursery License

A temporary nursery license is required for a non-profit (501-C3) organization to hold a seven (7) day sale.

Christmas tree

An ODA Christmas tree license is required for growers of Christmas trees with acreage of one acre or more.

Apply for a license

Nursery

  • Print the nursery license application
  • Send completed application with appropriate fees to ODA
  • Use the nursery license calculator to determine appropriate nursery license fees​

Christmas tree

  • Print the Christmas tree license application
  • Send completed application with appropriate fees to ODA
  • Use the Christmas tree license calculator to determine appropriate Christmas tree license fees

License period

  • License is not prorated and expires June 30 of each year

​Resources

Christmas tree license application

Document

Christmas tree license fee calculator

Website

Nursery License application

Document

Nursery license fee calculator

Website

Search license database

Website

Temporary nursery license

Document

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Contact

Call to report a business operating without a license. All inquiries are confidential.

Main Office
Nursery & Christmas Tree
635 Capitol St NE
Salem, OR 97301
Phone: 503-986-4644
Fax: 503-986-4786
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