boxwood blight

  • A boxwood shrub with lesions on the stems.

    Boxwood shrubs (Buxus sempervirens) were imported to North America in the 1650s, but they were features in European and Asian gardens long before that. Durable, versatile, and evergreen, boxwoods are used to create garden walls, sculpted walks, topiaries, and formal parterre gardens. They’re also a popular choice for foundation plantings around homes. So, when a…

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