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What pest is this on my Majesty Palm?

Posted by mcgyvr2009i 5b (My Page) on
Wed, Aug 29, 12 at 18:18

I have left my majesty palms outside throughout the growing season. I found what looks like eggs on a couple of leaves. Observe:

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There you see those weird looking eggs.

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More

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Even more

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and then more. Can you identify the pest? If you can, can you tell me how to get rid of it too? Thanks.


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RE: What pest is this on my Majesty Palm?

YUCK! they look like moth eggs to me. Destroy them before they hatch into palm leaf eating machines.


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RE: What pest is this on my Majesty Palm?

How do I get rid of them? Do I scratch them off? Do I use a chemical? What should I do?


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RE: What pest is this on my Majesty Palm?

if its not that big of an infestation than just wiping them off with a wet soapy rag would suffice.


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RE: What pest is this on my Majesty Palm?

Well, because it was only on 2 leaves and even so, the infestation was on the tip of both, I just cut the tips of those 2 leaves. Would that hurt the palm enough to kill it, or will it be okay? Was it enough to get rid of the infestation, or will it come back?


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