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Re: Re: boxwood question

Thans Kitty - sending this to work so I can show Justin!!  You're the best. 

Pam Evans
Kemp, TX
zone 8A
----- Original Message -----
From: Kitty
Sent: 8/30/2004 5:28:29 PM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] boxwood question

> Pam,

> Here is an article on the major diseases of Boxwoods written in 2000:

> http://www.ext.vt.edu/pubs/plantdiseasefs/450-614/450-614.html

> It may not include the following:

> Boxwood Disease Alert

> Boxwoods (Buxus spp.) have been suffering from a disease known as Volutella

> stem blight in Eastern states and areas with high humidity.

> http://www.gardengatemagazine.com/tips/39tip8.html



> A new blight disease on Buxus in the UK caused by the fungus Cylindrocladium

> Since 1998, a serious foliar disease has affected box (Buxus) plants in the

> UK. The symptoms are dark brown spots on the leaves, which eventually

> coalesce to cover the whole leaves, and black streaks on the stems and

> defoliation. The black streaks appear to progress from the bottom to the top

> of plants. In severe cases, complete leaf loss has been observed but until

> now no tree death has been recorded.


> Kitty


> ----- Original Message ----- 

> From: <gardenqueen@academicplanet.com>

> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>

> Sent: Monday, August 30, 2004 4:45 PM

> Subject: [CHAT] boxwood question



> > &#65279;Is there some kind of disease that wastes boxwoods?  All turning

> > yellow,

> > then brown all one after the other? I don't grow them as they are slightly

> > ho-hum

> > to my taste, but  friend has some (8) that have croaked one after the

> other.

> > He's

> > watering about every third day, so I doubt it's a water issue, also has a

> few

> > unaffected

> > on the other side of the house.  I'm stumped, anyone have any ideas on

> this??

> > TIA!

> >

> > Pam Evans

> > Kemp, TX

> > zone 8A

> >

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