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Reporting a pest/disease

Details of plant health controls and where to report a pest/disease or any other non-native plant pest can be found below and reported to the relevant authority.

England

Plant health controls - Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra), Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA)

Contact your local APHA Plant Health and Seeds Inspector or the PHSI Headquarters, Sand Hutton, York:

Tel: 01904 405138 

Email: planthealth.info@apha.gov.uk.

Scotland

Horticulture, Plant Health, Potatoes and Seeds - The Scottish Government

Contact the Scottish Government’s Horticulture and Marketing Unit:

Email: hort.marketing@gov.scot

Wales

Plants, Seeds and Biotechnology - Welsh Government

Contact your local APHA Plant Health and Seeds Inspector or the PHSI Headquarters, Sand Hutton, York:

Tel: 01904 405138 

Email: planthealth.info@apha.gov.uk.

Northern Ireland

Plant and Tree Health - Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs

Contact the DAERA Plant Health Inspection Branch:

Tel: 0300 200 7847 

Email: planthealth@daera-ni.gov.uk

Forestry Commission

Tree pests and diseases - Tree Alert

 

For additional information on UK Plant Health please see:

https://secure.fera.defra.gov.uk/phiw/riskRegister/

https://planthealthportal.defra.gov.uk/

https://www.gov.uk/plant-health-controls

http://www.gov.scot/Topics/farmingrural/Agriculture/plant/PlantHealth/PlantDiseases

https://www.daera-ni.gov.uk