SavATree - Tree Service & Lawn Care

Pachysandra Plight

During the recent boxwood blight scare the Plant Diagnostics Lab at Rutgers University was flooded with samples of possibly infected boxwood awaiting their final word, but along with those specimens came bits of diseased pachysandra. The fear, they supposed, was that homeowners and arborists thought the pachysandra were suffering from some disease that could possibly…

SavATree - Tree Service & Lawn Care

Boxwood Blight: A New Threat

Boxwood, long popular with homeowners for being versatile, easy to prune and largely resistant to deer browsing has recently come under fire from a very dangerous fungus. Boxwood Blight, a fungal disease that first reared its head in the United Kingdom in the 1990’s, has made its way to the United States with reported cases…