How Do I Get Rid of White Scale on Blueberries?

denise_w(7)September 9, 2012

I noticed these a couple weeks ago...softish, small white things clinging to the canes of my blueberry plants. I can easily pick them off, but there are a lot of them now. What should I do?

And is this scale?

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fruitnut Z7 4500ft SW TX

Try spraying them with some all season horticultural oil. That should knock out most types of scale or similar insects. It might take several sprays to clean up all adults and eggs.

    Bookmark   September 9, 2012 at 9:39PM
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jean001a(Portland OR 7b)

Can you post pictures? They would help us be certain about what the white things are, as well as the proper management.

    Bookmark   September 10, 2012 at 1:56AM
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