Botanic Gardens Trust, Sydney, Australia


Root Rot - an ever present threat

Armillaria luteobubalina is a soilborne fungus that causes root rot of a wide variety of plants including many native and introduced ornamental plants. It has killed many trees in the botanic garden over the years.

This map show the extent of Armillaria root rot in the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney and the Domain in 2005.

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For more information see the Armillaria root rot fact sheet


Armillaria root rot fruiting bodies around Schefflera pueckleri in the Royal Botanic Garden.