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FPS Grape Plant Materials Price List

Prices and information as of 13-Nov-19

Unrooted, Ungrafted Dormant Grape Material

Order Deadline: November 15th
Delivery: Mid-February through March

*Minimum quantity requirement of 5 for each selection requested.

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CUTTING: Cuttings are usually rooted directly in the field or greenhouse. The proximal cut is flat and adjacent to the bottom bud, while the distal cut is slanted at an internode (approximately 5 buds per stick). Length is 16"-18".

BUDSTICK: Budsticks are typically used for chip budding onto already established rootstock or for bench grafting. The proximal cut is flat and adjacent to the bottom bud, while the distal cut is slanted at an internode (approximately 5 buds per stick). Length is 16"-18".

GRAFTSTICK: Graftsticks are typically used for top working established vines by cleft grafting or side whip grafting. Both cuts are flat and at the internode (approximately 5 buds per stick). Length is 16"-18".

  #1 size
#2 size
(Approx 1/4")
#3 size
(Less than 1/4")
First 5 to 24 units/variety $5.00 each $4.75 each $4.50 each
25+ units/variety $3.00 each $2.75 each $2.50 each

*Minimum quantity requirement of 5 for each selection requested.

Allocation Policy: When demand exceeds supply, FPS grape materials are allocated among customers who order before the annual November 15th order deadline. Priority is given to customers in the following order: commercial grapevine nurseries; customers in California; customers outside California but within the U.S. FPS is no longer exporting any plant material outside the United States. Materials that remain after the allocation are sold on a first-come-first-served basis to customers who order after November 15th.

Grape Seed & Flower Clusters

Grape seed, cleaned & dried; ordering deadline August 15th $100.00 / quarter pound.
Flower clusters; ordering deadline March 1st $5.00 each

User Fees

As a customer who has purchased grapevine material from FPS, you signed the "FPS Grower Agreement" on the reverse side of the order form, including an agreement to pay annual user fees of four cents ($.04) for each propagative unit sold, exchanged or retained for your own use during the preceding calendar year. Read more about User Fees


Material Allocation Policy

FPS dormant grape materials are allocated among all orders received and confirmed before November 15th each year. Orders are considered confirmed upon receipt of an original signed order form and required prepayment. In the event requests for some materials exceed the available supply, materials are allocated according to an established priority system prioritizing California Registered and Certified Nurseries. Any remaining dormant materials are sold on a first-come, first-served basis to customers submitting orders after November 15th.

Prices & Prepayment/Minimum Order Charge

There is a minimum order charge of $100.00 per order for plant material. Prices, prepayments and final billings are based on the number of units. When specific grape selection numbers are ordered, the price will be calculated according to the number of units ordered. Prepayment in the amount of 50% of material cost is required for domestic orders at the time the order is placed. Commercial nurseries are encouraged to open a business account so that pre-payment is not necessary. At this time, FPS is selling plant materials only in the United States; we are not exporting to other countries.

Order Pickup/Shipping and Packing & Handling Charges

All orders are shipped F.O.B. Davis, California. Buyer agrees to pay all costs of transportation and assumes all risk of loss during shipment. No shipping or packing & handling fees are charged for orders picked up at the FPS facility; FPS asks that all orders for plant material be picked up within 30 days of notification that they are ready for pickup. FPS reserves the right to assess customers for storage of materials not picked up after 30 days.

For all orders that are shipped to customers, shipping and packing & handling fees are added to the price of the material along with any fees for required documentation or testing. Shipping fees are charged at the actual cost to FPS. In addition 10% packing & handling fees are added to all shipped orders.

Customers will be charged at actual cost for any required quarantine compliance certificates. They will also be charged for any additional diagnostic testing required beyond normal FPS protocols.

Policy on Cancellations and Changes to Orders

Because FPS materials are custom collected and prepared for each customer, cancellations are not accepted once material has been collected or plants have been started. Additions to orders will receive allocation priority according to the date they were added. FPS reserves the right to bill for and/or retain prepayments for materials that are cancelled once they have been collected or prepared.

Additional Phytosanitary Certificate, Testing, and Treatment Requirements

For out of state shipments, customers will be charged at actual cost for any required phytosanitary certificates and additional testing. Where pesticide treatment is required, customers will be charged a fee of $150.00.