All plants were destroyed.
Phytophthora kernovaie was discovered on a further two sites on Rhododendrum ponticum and a 'hybrid' form.
Forestry Commission Scotland has responded to a heightened risk of widespread Phytophthora infection with an ambitious strategy to rid Scotland's forests of Rhododendron ponticum over the next 15 years.
For more information on the Phythophthora pathogen see the following Pest and Disease Factsheets:
Phytophthora root rots
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