Plant Development Services, Tree Town USA Partner to Introduce New Boxwood Collection
Plant Development Services Inc. and Tree Town USA have partnered to introduce Better Boxwood, the first collection of scientifically bred blight-resistant boxwood in the industry.
The Better Boxwood series is the result of over two decades of breeding and trials in Europe, led by Belgium grower Didier Hermans in cooperation with the Flemish Institute for Agricultural and Fisheries Research.
The Better Boxwood series will offer four different blight resistance varieties each with a unique size and form to fill any Boxwood need.
The newly formed partnership named Boxwood Solutions Inc. will begin taking liner orders in September 2021 for Spring 2022 delivery to grower partners across the United States.
“Our expertise in licensing and marketing, coupled with Tree Town’s production engine and nationwide reach, will allow Better Boxwood to make an immediate impact in the marketplace,” said Kip McConnell, business development director with Plant Development Services.
The Better Boxwood™ line will be available to consumers beginning in Spring of 2023.