Brown rot

Brown rot is a fungal disease of apples, pears, plums, cherries and some other fruit and ornamental trees, causing a brown, spreading rot in fruit. […]

Box blight

Box blight is a fungal disease of box resulting in bare patches and die-back, especially in topiary and parterres. What is box blight? Box blight […]

Blossom wilt

Blossom wilt is a fungal disease of apples, pears, plums, cherries and related ornamental trees. It kills blossoms, spurs and small branches. The problem is caused […]

Bacterial canker

Bacterial canker is a disease of the stems and leaves of Prunus, especially plums and cherries, but also apricots, peaches and ornamental Prunus species. It causes sunken patches […]

Azalea gall

Azalea gall attacks certain rhododendrons and azaleas out of doors and is often seen on indoor pot-grown plants of Rhododendron simsii, the popular Indian azalea, obtained […]

Ash dieback

Hymenoscyphus fraxineus causes a lethal disease of ash and represents a substantial threat both to the UK’s forests and to amenity trees growing in parks and gardens. […]

Arbutus leaf spots

Arbutus are evergreen trees or shrubs, some of which also produce attractive red fruits. They can sometimes be affected by fungal leaf spot diseases, which […]