Chalmers propagate mainly from our own imported selection of varieties. We can produce other varieties upon request providing we can source clean propagation material of the chosen variety. Depending on availability of scion material some varieties may only be available as grafted vines.
All Chalmers selections (MAT & VCR clones) are proprietary clones. The end customer who owns the vineyard where the vines are to be planted will be required to sign a non-propagation agreement. This legally binding contract precludes the collection of propagation material from these plantings at any time in the future. Should this contract be broken, the owner of the proprietary material in Italy retains the right to impose compulsory removal of any illegal plantings. No vines will be despatched until a signed non-propagation agreement is in place for the new plantings. Royalties apply to all proprietary clones and are paid back to the owners of the clones in Italy.
Grafted Vines (container grown or dormant)
- 1-499 : $8.00 + GST per vine
500 – 999 : $7.50 + GST per vine
1000 – 4999 : $7.00 + GST per vine
5000 or more: $6.50 + GST per vine
Rootlings (container grown or dormant)
1 – 999 : $4.00 + GST per vine
1000 – 4999 : $3.00 + GST per vine
5000 or more : $2.50 + GST per vine
Callused Rootlings (pit callused)
- 1 – 499: $3.00 + GST per vine
500 or more : $2.50 + GST per vine
*Callused & Container Grown vines are despatched in the same year of ordering. Dormant vines are despatched the following year.
Royalties are calculated on the total number of vines as below:
- 0.85c + GST per vine despatched from Chalmers
- 0.85c + GST per vine to be propagated (in the case of despatch of cuttings for top-working).