Boxwood Blight Best Management Practices-Updated

Boxwood blight, a widespread fungal disease affecting boxwood plants, is often fatal to young plants and has no known ‘cure’.

AmericanHort and the Horticultural Research Institute, in conjunction with the National Plant Board, have recently released a revised Boxwood Blight Best Management Practices, version 2.0.

The guidance, available for download at this link, covers nursery best management practices including:

  • Training
  • Mitigating accidental introduction
  • Mitigating local spread
  • Scouting
  • and more.

    A complete summary is also available at Nursery Management Magazine.