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

2014-2015 Certified Pine Shippers for European Pine Shoot Moth Program

List of Certified Pine Shippers for European Pine Shoot Moth Program Document

Christmas tree license application

Document

Christmas tree license fee calculator

Website

Christmas tree shipping permit

Document

Nursery License application

Document

Nursery license fee calculator

Website

Pitch & Needle Fall 2014

Fall 2014 edition of Pitch & Needle Document

Search license database

Website

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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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