Boxwood Blight

Monday, May 2, 2016

Imagine this scene: You are outside of your home admiring a healthy and vibrant planting of boxwood that is a central part of your landscape. You notice a few leaves with brown spots, but nothing that appears overly abnormal. Over the next few weeks, the weather turns cool and rainy. When you look at the plants again you see that the few brown leaves have exploded into a rapidly moving blight that has consumed much of the plant. By the end of the summer your boxwood plants are dead. What has happened? And, more importantly, why has this happened?

To learn why, download the factsheet below.

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