The Q&A Archives: Plum tree aphids

Question: How do you get rid of aphids and then ants that farm them on fruit trees? What product is safe to use? Thank you for your help.

Answer: Once you control the aphids, the ants will go elsewhere. Contact foliar-applied insecticides include insecticidal soaps and malathion. Apply according to label directions.

Good luck with your plum tree!

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