Certification

Certification

Lynwood produces High Health Plants in line with the standards set in New Zealand Avocado’s High Health Scheme.

There are four major aims of the High Health Scheme:

  • Trees are true to type
  • Trees are tested for Phytophthora cinnamomi
  • Trees are tested for Avocado Sun Blotch Viroid (ASBVd)
  • Trees meet physical specifications as listed below

Lynwood must pass an annual audit by AsureQuality, in order to sell High Health Plants.

Download the latest certificate verifying Lynwood’s compliance with New Zealand High Health Scheme.

Lynwood is also registered with the Plant Producers Biosecurity Scheme, which is a risk management system designed to help plant producers manage the risk of their nursery becoming infested with or distributing a pest. It protects nurseries and their customers from the threat of pest incursions and spread.

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Physical Specifications

Lynwood Avocado Nursery produces world class seedling and clonal avocado trees produced to exceptionally high standards. All Lynwood trees must meet or exceed the following physical specifications:

Seedling Root Stock Trees Clonal Root Stock Trees
10 mm stem diameter (at soil surface) 9 mm stem diameter (at soil surface)
700 mm tree height 600 mm tree height
Trained to a single leader Trained to a single leader
Graft union is strong and smooth Graft union is strong and smooth
Mature leaves display no symptoms of nutritional deficiencies or disease Mature leaves display no symptoms of nutritional deficiencies or disease