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Corvallis Germplasm Distribution Seasons
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Schedule of Germplasm Availability

Plant materials are seasonally available. Please make sure your request is received by the deadlines below. Bud break in Corvallis usually occurs in early to mid-February, which limits the distribution of dormant cuttings and scionwood. Pollen and other propagules may be available by specific request. Please contact the Curators for availability of genera or plant forms not listed below.

Small Fruit and Specialty Crop Curator: Kim Hummer   Kim.Hummer@ars.usda.gov

Tree Fruit and Nut Curator: Joseph Postman   Joseph.Postman@ars.usda.gov

 

Distribution and shipping manager: Missy Fix    Missy.Fix@ars.usda.gov

Foreign distribution: Jim Oliphant   Jim.Oliphant@ars.usda.gov

 

 

Genus

Form Available

Requests Accepted

Shipping Season

Corylus

dormant scions

Sept. 1 - Jan. 25

February - March

Cydonia

dormant scions

Sept. 1 - Jan. 25

February - March

Fragaria

runners

Jan. 1 - June 1

May - September

Humulus

green cuttings

Jan. 1 - June 1

May - August

Juglans

dormant scions

Sept. 1 - Jan. 25

February - March

Lonicera

dormant cuttings

Sept. 1 - Feb. 1

February - March

Mentha/Pycnanthemum

rhizome cuttings

Year round

Year round

Mespilus

dormant scions

Sept. 1 - Jan. 25

February - March

Pyrus

dormant scions

Sept. 1 - Jan. 25

February - March

Ribes

dormant cuttings

Sept. 1 - Feb. 1

December - January

Rubus - blackberry

hardwood cuttings

Jul. 1 - Sept. 1

September - November

Rubus - raspberry

rhizome cuttings

Sept. 1 - Feb. 1

January - February

Sambucus

hardwood cuttings

Sept. 1 - Feb. 1

December - January

Sorbus

dormant scions

Sept. 1 - Feb. 1

February - March

Vaccinium

hardwood cuttings

Sept. 1 - Feb. 1

February - March

All Genera except Corylus, Juglans, Mentha

seed

Year round

Year round