Following on from the weekend’s oversimplistic media stories (particularly from the BBC) about a threat to mistletoe in general, there’s a much better piece in today’s Yorkshire Post.
Here’s a key quote:
Mistletoe, as a species, is doing just fine. But mistletoe as a crop, taken from old orchards, is certainly threatened as those orchards continue to be neglected or grubbed out.
The full article is at http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/community/nostalgia/evergreen_kisses_1_4069478