List of trees

 

The following indigenous trees are known to be reproductive hosts trees to polyphagous shot hole borer (PSHB):

Forest bushwillow (Combretum krausii)
Coast coral tree (Erythrina caffra)
Water blossom pea (Podalyria calyptrata)
Fountain bush (Psoralea pinata)
Cape willow (Salix mucronata)

 

The following exotic trees are known to be reproductive hosts trees to polyphagous shot hole borer (PSHB):

Blackwood (Acacia melanoxylon)
Black wattle (Acacia mearnsii)
Trident (Chinese) maple (Acer buergerianum)
Boxelder (Acer negundo)
Japanese maple (Acer palmatum)
Pink flame tree (Brachychiton discolor)
Honey locust (Gleditsia triacanthos)
American sweetgum (Liquidambar styraciflua)
Southern magnolia (Magnolia grandiflora)
Avocado (Pearsea americana)
London Plane (Platanus x acerifolia)
Pin oak (Quercus palustris)
English Oak (Quercus robur)
Castor bean (Ricinus communis)
White willow (Salix alba)

 

FABI maintains the latest list of trees known to be impacted by PSHB.

 

View the photographic record of bark that has been removed to reveal the damage caused by the PSHB and the fusarium fungus in different tree genus.