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Public-images-osm logo.svg landuse = plant_nursery
Cutchogue - Oregon Road - Plant Nursery.jpg
Represents land that is used solely for plant nurseries, which grow live plants for sale link=Item:https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/w/index.php?title=Tag:landuse%3Dplant_nursery&action=edit Edit this description in the data item.
Rendering in OSM Carto
Landuse plant nursery.png
Group: Landuse
Used on these elements
should not be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areasshould not be used on relations
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Status: approvedPage for proposal

The plant nursery tag is used to map these areas where plant nurseries exist. A plant nursery grows live plants for sale, much like a farm grows crops for food. Unlike a farm, a plant nursery generally sells the whole living plant, rather than produce.

Useful combinations

To describe more details of the plant nursery the following additional tags can be used:

Tag Description Notes Photo
landuse=plant_nursery Defines that the land is being used as a plant nursery. The purpose of applying this tag must be for land that is used to produce trees, any other plantations that produce food must use landuse=orchard.
name=* The name of the feature, if applicable.
operator=* The name of the farmer/company which owns the plant nursery.
plant=* The generic type of plant that is grown. Possible values: tree, herb, bush, grass, vine, fern, moss, green-algae
genus=* (avoid this if species is known) Scientific name of the genus (first part of the scientific name) Refer to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Genus for details.
species=* Scientific name of the species (popularly known as the Latin name). Please use the namespaces for local languages. Refer to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Species for details.

Unintended use


Landuse plant nursery.png

Tagging examples

A plant nursery owned by Arbor which grows white oaks:

Christmas tree farm/plantation

Some mappers also choose to add the tag:

Other tags, such as plant=trees, are unnecessary in this instance.

See also