Boxwood Blight Update!

Boxwood Blight Damage Boxwood blight, also known as box blight and boxwood leaf-drop, has become increasingly concerning for the northeast region in recent decades. Originating in Europe, that sneaky stowaway has made its way to our eastern seaboard. The current research shows that boxwood blight seems to be spread not only by splashing [...]

April 2nd, 2018|

Got Boxwoods? Boxwood blight is a potentially disastrous fungal disease that is beginning to affect boxwoods throughout Long Island but mainly concentrated on the east end where boxwoods are used heavily in landscapes. It harms English and American boxwoods severely, but also infects other varieties and also infects pachysandra. Unlike volutella blight, which is also a [...]

May 5th, 2014|

Blight, Salt, Cold, Stress: Protect Your Trees Before Winter Hits!

Winter Backyard Winter is going to come to the east end this year like a freight train from the heart of Siberia and now is the time to get your trees ready for it! At Fox Tree we're already pre-treating boxwoods and other ornamentals for next spring with dormant fungicides to protect existing [...]

October 23rd, 2013|

Boxwood Blight Alert!

Boxwood Blight Symptoms State extension offices throughout the northeast are alerting arborists and landscapers to be aware of the incursion of a serious new disease of boxwoods known as "boxwood blight."  The disease has been reported since 2011 in North Carolina and Connecticut and more recently in New York, Massachusetts, Maryland, Ohio, Rhode [...]

September 25th, 2013|