[NAFEX] Sending/Receiving seeds from outside US

Steve SDW12986 at aol.com
Thu Aug 30 23:50:09 EDT 2007

They seem ready and willing to ship to US addresses:
I don't believe there are many regulations about shipping seeds.
About shipping seeds to outside the US, I'm sure there is no problem 
sending them out. It would be up to the other country whether they have 
rules about letting them in.


hangermayer at isp.com wrote:

>Hi folks,
>I had a question I wonder if someone could help me with.  I have been
>considering ordering some seeds from a company in Canada:
>My question is, is it legal for United States citizens to receive seeds from
>outside the U.S., through the mail?  I remember somebody posting an article
>sometime back about a man who brought in some citrus scionwood from the
>Orient in a suitcase and it was illegal (It turned out the wood had some
>terrible disease and the guy was in big trouble).  Do seeds have to go
>through customs?  Is there some agency that has to check them for diseases?
>I know they are generally safer than scionwood, but still as I understand,
>some diseases like plum pox can be communicated through seeds.
>Also can I legally send some of my seeds outside the U.S. via the postal

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