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Article: Boxwood Blight Invades U.S.: Is this airborne?

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Liquidambar2
Mount Vernon, KY

June 15, 2012
5:28 AM

Post #9165940

Hi;
Is this airborne or is it coming to us through newly bought nursery plants?

hartzell81

hartzell81
Mount Pleasant, PA
(Zone 6a)

June 15, 2012
6:20 AM

Post #9165982

[quote="Liquidambar2"]Hi;
Is this airborne or is it coming to us through newly bought nursery plants?[/quote]

The spores are spread by splashing during rain/watering, wind & wind driven rain. Makes me glad no one has boxwoods on my street.

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