Industry News
Plant Health – Walnut, Wingnut and Spruce
28th August 2019

Plant Health – Walnut, Wingnut and Spruce

From 1st September 2019 the Forestry Commission will implement a new landing requirements for wood products produced from all species of Walnut (Juglans spp) and Wingnut (Pterocarya spp) originating in the USA where the Thousand Cankers Disease is present.

Also, as of December 2019 there will be restrictions in the movement of all spruce material, including trees and wood with bark, isolated bark and wood chip with bark that originated within 50km of the larger eight-toothed European spruce bark beetle (Ips typographus) outbreak site.