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white fungus or bug on lemon tree

Posted by downtownsb Houston,TX (My Page) on
Sat, Jun 30, 12 at 14:46

In the past few weeks this stuff has been growing on the underside of the leaves of our lemon tree. Its white and has an almost flaky texture. Here are links to the pictures. Thanks in advance for the help.

http://uploadpie.com/dsqOn

http://uploadpie.com/8wGBx


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RE: white fungus or bug on lemon tree

looks like mealy bug; if you only have one tree, I would opt for physical removal, i.e., washing it off and in general giving the whole plant a good washing at least once a week; it goes a long way to reducing such things.


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RE: white fungus or bug on lemon tree

Much more likely to be woolly whitefly.


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RE: white fungus or bug on lemon tree

Jean is probably right; the treatment is the same.


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