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Flyspeck scale

Posted by peanut01 7VA (My Page) on
Fri, Mar 25, 11 at 17:18

Hi all,

I have a small collection of Broms maybe about 10. I noticed that 3 of my Neos have Fly speck scale. 2 are not that bad but the other is almost completely covered.

I scraped the scale off the plants. Hopefully this is a start to removing it. I have a few questions regarding the scale though since this is the first time that I have suffered with it.

How contagious, or how does this scale spread?
What other types of plants are susceptable to this type of scale?
Does this scale have a predator that will eliminate it?
What chemicals or products are used to remove this?
Will this scale kill my plants?
Should I just dispose of the infected plants?

TIA for any responses.

-David K


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RE: Flyspeck scale

Here is a recent discussion on this subject that might be helpful.
http://forums.gardenweb.com/forums/load/bromeliad/msg031959236890.html?19


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