NAICS 5 Digit Industry 11142

Industry 11142

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 11142 – Nursery and Floriculture Production

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 11142: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in

  1. Growing nursery and floriculture products (e.g., nursery stock, shrubbery, cut flowers, flower seeds, foliage plants) under cover or in open fields and/or
  2. Growing short rotation woody trees with a growing and harvesting cycle of 10 years or less for pulp or tree stock (e.g., cut Christmas trees, cottonwoods).

Cross-References for NAICS Industry 11142

What codes are similar to this industry that might be more applicable? The cross-reference guide below displays the codes that are similar to industry 11142. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Growing vegetable and melon bedding plants–are classified in Industry 11121, Vegetable and Melon Farming;
  • Operating timber tracts (i.e., growing cycle greater than 10 years)–are classified in Industry 11311, Timber Tract Operations; and
  • Retailing nursery, tree stock, and floriculture products primarily purchased from others–are classified in Industry 44422, Nursery, Garden Center, and Farm Supply Stores.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 11142

The North American Industry Classification System contains multiple index entries that are each descriptive of the same code. The bulleted list below shows all applicable index entries (Current and former) that are associated with industry 11142. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Azalea farming
  • Bedding plant growing (except vegetable and melon bedding plants)
  • Christmas tree growing
  • Corms farming
  • Cultivated florist greens growing
  • Cut flower growing
  • Cut rose growing
  • Cuttings farming
  • Field nurseries (i.e., growing of flowers and shrubbery)
  • Flower bulb growing
  • Flower growing
  • Flower seed production
  • Foliage growing
  • Fruit stock (e.g., plants, seedlings, trees) growing
  • Hanging basket plant growing
  • Herbaceous perennial growing
  • House plant growing
  • Nursery stock growing
  • Nursery with tree production (except for reforestation)
  • Ornamental plant growing
  • Plant, ornamental, growing
  • Plant, potted flower and foliage, growing
  • Plug (i.e., floriculture products) growing
  • Preseeded mat farming
  • Propagation material farming
  • Rose bush growing
  • Short rotation woody tree growing (i.e., growing and harvesting cycle ten years or less)
  • Shrubbery farming
  • Sod farming
  • Tissue culture farming
  • Tree crop farming (except forestry), short rotation growing and harvesting cycle

Industry Breakdown for North American Industry Classification System

NAICS codes are broken down by digit. The broadest description starts with the 2 digit sector codes. The 3 digit subsector codes are more specific, then the 4 digit industry group, 5 digit industry (Where you are now), and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code. If the code on this page does not describe the industry of the business in question, then select the largest applicable code below. From there, follow through the progression of smaller digits to the larger digits in order to obtain the most specific 6 digit classification.

  • Sector 11: Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
    • Subsector 111: Crop Production
      • Industry Group 1114: Greenhouse, Nursery, and Floriculture Production
        • Industry 11142: Nursery and Floriculture Production (Current page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 111421: Nursery and Tree Production
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 111422: Floriculture Production

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