List of trees

Based on the recent survey of evidence from PSHB specialists in South Africa, the following trees are classified as reproductive hosts trees to Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer (PSHB):

2019-07-11 TreeSurvey.co.za PSHB REPRODUCTIVE HOST Trees
PSHB REPRODUCTIVE HOST Trees

 

This list of reproductive hosts trees is comprised of the following indigenous trees:

Coast coral tree (Erythrina caffra)
Common coral (Erythrina lysistemon)
Fever (Acacia zanthophloea)
Flat crown (Albizia adianthifolia)
Natal fig (Ficus natalensis)
Paper bark thorn (Vachellia sieberiana var. woodii)
Pigeonwood (Trema orientalis)
Wild frangipani (Voacanga thouarsii)
Wild plum (Harpephyllum caffrum)

 

This list of reproductive hosts trees is comprised of the following exotic trees:

Australian Blackwood (Acacia melanoxylon)
Avocado (Persea americana)
Box elder (Acer negundo)
Castor bean (Ricinus communis)
English Oak (Quercus robur)
Honey locust (Gleditsia triacanthos)
Japanese maple (Acer palmatum)
Liquidambar; American sweetgum (Liquidambar styraciflua)
London Plane (Platanus x acerifolia)
Pink flame (Brachychiton discolor)
Southern magnolia (Magnolia grandiflora)
Trident maple; Chinese maple (Acer buergerianum)

 

 

 

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.