Ushr On Fruit bearing Trees In One’s Backyard

Question

Is it necessary to pay Ushr on fruit bearing trees one’s backyard in South Africa? 

Answer

There is no Ushr on fruit bearing trees which grow in one’s backyard or garden.

Checked and Approved By:

Mufti Muhammed Saeed Motara Saheb D.B.

References

وخرج ثمرة شجر في دار رجل ولو بستانا في داره، لأنه تبع للدار، كذا في الخانية، ط، عن القهستاني (رد المحتار 6/30 فرفور )

رجل في داره شجرة مثمرة لا عشر فيه وإن كانت البلدة عشرية بخلاف ما إذا كانت في الأراضي (فتاوى قاضي خان على هامش الهندية 1/277 دار النوادر)

ولو كان في دار رجل شجرة مثمرة لا عشر فيها كذا في شرح المجمع لابن الملك. (الفتاوى الهندية 1/186 دار النوادر)

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