Mr. Gilbert W. Allen
G.W. Allen Nursey Ltd.
R.R. 2, Centreville, Kings Co.
RE: The tariff classification of bare rooted strawberry plants
Dear Mr. Allen:
In your letter dated October 19, 1989 you requested a tariff
The product is described as bare rooted strawberry plants
(Botanical name-Frageria) which bear edible fruit (strawberrys).
The applicable subheading for the bare rooted strawberry
plants will be 0602.20.0000, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the
United States (HTS), which provides for trees, shrubs and bushes,
grafted or not, of kinds which bear edible fruit or nuts. The
rate of duty will be free.
This ruling is being issued under the provisions of Section
177 of the Customs Regulations (19 C.F.R. 177).
A copy of this ruling letter should be attached to the entry
documents filed at the time this merchandise is imported. If the
documents have been filed without a copy, this ruling should be
brought to the attention of the Customs officer handling the
Jean F. Maguire
New York Seaport