Boston Ivy (Parthenocissus) Disease

Informational table showing disease name, symptoms, pathogen/cause, and management of Boston Ivy (Parthenocissus) diseases.
Boston Ivy (Parthenocissus) Disease - Articles

Updated: July 31, 2016

Boston Ivy (Parthenocissus) Disease
DiseaseSymptomsPathogen/CauseManagement
Leaf spotAngular, reddish to gray-brown spots enlarge and turn brown at the margins with tiny, black fungal fruiting bodies in the spots. Dieback occurs if the plant is severely infected.Guignardia bidwelli f. sp. parthenocissiAvoid overhead irrigation. Apply a fungicide before or soon after the plants have moisture on their leaves for 48 hours.


Leaf spots


Fungal fruiting structures within the spot

Prepared by Gary W. Moorman, Professor of Plant Pathology

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Gary W. Moorman, Ph.D.