Ash Dieback The Facts

Posted on July 10, 2019

Ash Dieback South West are saddened by the devastation caused by Ash Dieback or Chalara and committed to helping inform and advise in any way we can. The latest information from http://www.ashdieback.co.uk/shows that Ash Dieback has now taken hold across much of the UK, including Devon. The disease will have Read More

Ash Dieback in the UK and Ireland

Posted on December 15, 2016

Ash Dieback, caused by the fungus Chalara Fraxinea, is threatening the UK’s native Ash population which numbers around 26 million trees. First spotted in Britain 4 years ago the latest news indicates that the fungus is spreading across the UK and in Ireland there is evidence of the fungus being Read More

Chalara fraxinea - Ash dieback disease

Posted on September 30, 2016

Ash dieback is a disease affecting ash trees caused by the fungus Chalara fraxinea. The disease causes leaf loss and crown dieback in affected trees and often leads to the death of the tree. Ash trees showing symptoms of Chalara fraxinea are now widespread across Europe and in 2012 it Read More

Ash dieback is a disease affecting ash trees caused by the fungus Chalara fraxinea

Posted on August 31, 2016

Ash dieback is a disease affecting ash trees caused by the fungus Chalara fraxinea. The disease causes leaf loss and crown dieback in affected trees and often leads to the death of the tree. Ash trees showing symptoms of Chalara fraxinea are now widespread across Europe and in 2012 it Read More

Things to look out for when identifying Ash Dieback

Posted on August 08, 2016

Wilting leaves with black or brown discolourationSmall lesions on the bark and underneath the bark lesions the wood will have turned a brownish-grey colour.In late summer and early autumn tiny fungi will be found on the leaf stalks in damp areasIf you believe that you have identified Ash Dieback in Read More

Information from The Arboricultural Association:

Posted on August 08, 2016

A unique project is hoping to stem the tide of the ash dieback disease by encouraging people to help in finding the solution. Although millions of trees are at risk from the disease, the Living Ash Project, one of several research projects into ash’s resilience to dieback, is aiming to Read More

What is Ash Dieback?

Posted on August 08, 2016

Ash Dieback or Hymenoscyphus Fraxineus is a disease which affects ash trees. It was first identified in the UK in 2012 in a Buckinghamshire nursery and has since been observed all over the United Kingdom. It is thought to have spread from continental Europe through the introduction of infected trees Read More

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