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Four Common Pests and Diseases on Buxus

Many of the pests and diseases that threaten box (Buxus Sempervirens) can be managed if identified and treated early. Here are four common ones to look out for: Box Blight Cylindrocladium buxicola is the blight to be most concerned about. Signs of infection include blackening of the box leaves, defoliation and black streaks on the […]

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Act Quickly to Beat Box Blight

In one of the larger gardens where I work, we’ve been having a lot more success with controlling box blight. Weather conditions have been very similar to last year when blight was really bad – a warm, wet autumn. But the difference this year is our speed of action. As soon as I or one […]