WAC 16-462-055

Certified grape planting stock—Grades and standards.

All field-grown certified stock offered for sale must be bundled in accordance with commercial practice and correctly identified by one or more legible printed labels.
(1) Grades for rooted cuttings are as follows:
(a) Grade No. 1 must have one live cane at least nine inches long and must be well rooted.
(b) Grade No. 2 must have one live cane at least six inches long and must be well rooted.
(2) Cuttings must have at least three buds and be at least nine inches long. The basal bud must be within one-half inch of the basal end.
(3) Two-year plants shall meet the same standard as rooted cutting Grade No. 1.
(4) In order to allow for variations incident to proper grading and packing, not more than a combined total of five percent by count, of the plants or cuttings in any lot may fail to meet the requirements of the grades set forth in this section.
[Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.14 and 34.05 RCW. WSR 06-19-009, § 16-462-055, filed 9/8/06, effective 10/9/06. Statutory Authority: Chapter 15.14 RCW. WSR 02-11-100, § 16-462-055, filed 5/20/02, effective 6/20/02; WSR 99-12-025, § 16-462-055, filed 5/25/99, effective 6/25/99; WSR 86-08-078 (Order 1883), § 16-462-055, filed 4/2/86.]