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shinny sticky leaves

Posted by mes111 5b and 7b (My Page) on
Fri, May 9, 14 at 12:55

Hi all:

The tops of some of the leafs are covered with a shinny sticky substance and I found some creatures on the bottom of the leaves.

The photos are attached.

Can anyone I.D. and offer suggestions?

Thanx Mike

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RE: shinny sticky leaves

Looks like "scale" insect.. im not sure how to treat but if you do a search around here for it, you will find your answers.

RE: shinny sticky leaves

Scrape and crush with your fingers and finger nails.You'll be surprised at how fast a 1000+ leaves can be treated this way. Any tree under 7 feet tall by 7 feet diameter I do by this method. Now If I have 10 trees this size I get reinforcements.

RE: shinny sticky leaves


these are small in 3 gal. Pots.

Won't be hard to squash and scrape.


RE: shinny sticky leaves

Repeat as needed!

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