black/brown/red dots on plant - scales?

r_zackDecember 7, 2008


I bought this plant a month or so ago and there are lots of small blackish/brownish/redish line-shaped things on the plant (see attached photo). If i scrape them, some of them flake off the plant. What are they? Are they scales? How can I get rid of them?


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Your picture didn't come through but it sure sounds like scale.

On house plants I just wash them off with soapy water.

    Bookmark   December 8, 2008 at 10:14PM
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