UPDATE NOVEMBER 15TH 2020

BOX TREE CATERPILLER

At the moment you don't have to do anything. Any caterpillars present are in hibernation and do not cause any damage. In April the next treatment may be necessary.

The general infection pressure by the box moth has decreased even further and hardly any serious damage is reported.

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BOXWOOD BLIGHT

As a result of the wet conditions in recent months, more and more infection has re-emerged. At the moment you don't have to do anything because the temperatures are too low. Infested plants can be treated again from May onwards.

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UPDATE SEPTEMBER 18TH 2020

BOX TREE CATERPILLER

The boxhead moths are on their last flight this year. Please inspect your plants for young caterpillars in order to treat them. With a proper treatment this autumn, all caterpillars will be cleared and you do not need to treat them in the spring.

The general infection pressure by the box moth has decreased even further and hardly any serious damage is reported.

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BOXWOOD BLIGHT

The fungal pressure has decreased again due to the dry weather. If the weather changes again and more rain is expected, treatments will be required again. Best to follow up in rainy and foggy weather.

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BOX TREE CATERPILLER

The caterpillars are bright green with a black head. This Asian butterfly can grow as big as 4 cm. There are two generations in Belgium : April/May and August.

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BOXWOOD BLIGHT

The investation starts with black spots on the leaf. A few days later the affected leaves will fall down en masse and black stripes appear on the young twigs.

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