EPPO Global Database

Ripersiella hibisci(RHIOHI)

Distribution details in Germany

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2021: Present, few occurrences
First recorded in: 2021
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present, only in some parts of the Member State concerned (2021-09)
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2021/126) : first found in a garden center in Hesse. Under eradication.

NPPO (2021-09): infested plants imported from Italy were found in 2 garden centers in Bavaria in April 2021 (55 Callistemon plants had been imported in total), and in 1 garden center in Baden-Württemberg (54 Chamaerops humilis and 54 Phoenix canariensis). Some plants were already sold to final consumers. All the others were destroyed.
References
* NPPO of Germany (2021-06, 2021-08, 2021-09).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Belgium Transient, under eradication view...
Denmark Transient, under eradication view...
France Transient, under eradication view...
Netherlands Absent, pest eradicated view...
Switzerland Transient, under eradication view...