Box trees, box hedging and topiary have always been extremely popular in both formal and more relaxed gardens of any size but it is specially effective in small urban gardens like those found the London Boroughs of Wandsworth, Lambeth, Hammersmith and Fulham, Kensington and Chelsea, Merton and Kingston as well as the towns of Battersea, Clapham, Chelsea, Balham, Fulham, Putney, Earlsfield, Southfields, Wimbledon, Kingston, Stockwell, Roehampton and Streatham and. Elmbridge Borough which includes Esher, Claygate and Surbiton.
Box Hedge Diseases
Box hedges and plants are affected by the following diseases:
- Box blight
- Box rust
- Volutella blight
- Phytophthora root rot
- Macrophoma leaf spot
Box Hedge Pests
Box hedges can also fall victim to the following pests:
- Box tree caterpillar
- Box red spider mite
- Mussel scale
Signs of stress in the Box Hedge
Environmental stress can cause discolouration of the box plant, with leaves taking on a bronze, yellow or orange appearance.
What to do if you have a box hedge issue in South West London
If you are based in South West London and have any problems with your box hedges, or they just need a professional trim, contact us today.