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HSN Code and GST on Flowers, Plants, Trees and Shrubs

HSN Code and GST on Flowers, Plants, Trees and Shrubs

The GST Council introduced the GST Rate for Flowers, Plants, Trees and Shrubs through Chapter 6 of the HSN Code. It also includes live trees and other plants, bulbs, roots, cut flowers and ornamental foliage. Further, chapter 6 of the HSN code covers only live trees and goods (including seedling vegetables) of a kind commonly supplied by nursery gardeners or florists for planting or for ornamental use. However, it does not include potatoes, onions, shallots, garlic or other products of Chapter 7. Also, any reference in heading 0603 or 0604 to goods of any kind shall be construed as including a reference to bouquets, floral baskets, wreaths and similar articles made wholly or partly of goods of that kind, account not being taken of accessories of other materials. Finally, this chapter does not include collages or similar decorative plaques of chapter 9 of the HSN code.

HSN Code

HSN Code DescriptionImport PolicyGST Rate in Percentage
0601BULBS, TUBERS, TUBEROUS ROOTS, CORMS, CROWNS AND RHIZOMES, DORMANT, IN GROWTH OR IN FLOWER; CHICORY PLANTS AND ROOTS OTHER THAN ROOTS OF HEADING 1212
0601 10 00Bulbs, tubers, tuberous roots, corms, corms and rhizomes, dormantImport permitted in accordance with import permit granted under Plant Quarantine (Regulation of Imports into India) Order, 2003.0
0601 20Bulbs, tubers, tuberous roots, corms, crowns and rhizomes, in growth or in flower; chicory plants and roots:
0601 20 10Bulbs, horticulturalImport permitted in accordance with import permit granted under Plant Quarantine (Regulation of Imports into India) Order, 2003.0
Chicory plants and roots:
0601 20 21PlantsImport permitted in accordance with import permit granted under Plant Quarantine (Regulation of Imports into India) Order, 2003.0
0601 20 22RootsImport permitted in accordance with import permit granted under Plant Quarantine (Regulation of Imports into India) Order, 2003.0
0601 20 90OtherImport permitted for sowing or planting without a licence in accordance with import permit granted under Plant Quarantine (Regulation of Imports into India) Order, 2003.0
0602OTHER LIVE PLANTS (INCLUDING THEIR ROOTS), CUTTINGS AND SLIPS; MUSHROOM SPAWN
0602 10 00Unrooted cuttings and slipsImport permitted in accordance with import permit granted under Plant Quarantine (Regulation of Imports into India) Order, 2003.0
0602 20Trees, shrubs and bushes, grafted or not, of kinds, which bear edible fruits or nuts:
0602 20 10Edible fruit or nut trees, grafted or not0
0602 20 20Cactus

Import will be subject to the provisions of Convention of

International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna & Flora (CITES).

0
0602 20 90Other0
0602 30 00Rhododendrons and azaleas, grafted or not0
0602 40 00Roses, grafted or not0
0602 90Other:
0602 90 10Mushroom  spawn0
0602 90 20Flowering plants (excluding roses and rhododendrons)0
0602 90 30Tissue culture plant0
0602 90 90Other0
0603CUT FLOWERS AND FLOWER BUDS OF A KIND SUITABLE FOR BOUQUETS OR FOR ORNAMENTAL PURPOSES, FRESH, DRIED, DYED, BLEACHED, IMPREGNATED OR OTHERWISE PREPARED
Fresh:
0603 11 00Roses0
0603 12 00Carnations0
0603 13 00Orchids0
0603 14 00Chrysanthemums0
0603 15 00Lilies (Lilium spp.)0
0603 19 00Other0
0603 90 00Other0
0604FOLIAGE, BRANCHES AND OTHER PARTS OF PLANTS, WITHOUT FLOWERS OR FLOWER BUDS, AND GRASSES, MOSSES AND LICHENS, BEING GOODS OF A KIND SUITABLE FOR BOUQUETS OR FOR ORNAMENTAL PURPOSES, FRESH, DRIED, DYED, BLEACHED, IMPREGNATED OR OTHERWISE PREPARED
0604 20 00Fresh0
0604 90 00Other0

Import Conditions for Flowers, Plants, Trees and Shrubs

Import of seeds of vegetables, flowers, fruits and plants, tubers and bulbs of flowers, cutting, sapling, budwood etc., of flowers and fruits for sowing or planting is permitted without a licence in accordance with a permit for import granted under the Plant Quarantine (Regulation of Imports into India) Order 2003. However, import of Poppy seeds if permitted for import under the Plant Quarantine (Regulation of Import into India) Order, 2003 for sowing or planting shall be subject to the condition that importer shall produce a certificate from the competent authority of the country of origin that opium poppy has been grown licitly/legally in that country as per requirements of the International Narcotics Control Bureau.

Import of living plants, seeds for sowing or plant material shall be made by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Agricultural Universities, Botanical and Horticulture Departments of other Universities and State Governments, without a licence. Such import shall be subject to such conditions as may be specified by the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Government of India, from time to time.

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