Sego Plant - Knowledgebase Question

Wesley Chapel, Fl
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Question by snebsm
January 3, 2011
Sego plant has white spots on leaves. Base is covered with the white stuff (fungus?). What can I do?

Answer from NGA
January 3, 2011
Sago palms can develop problems with mealybugs and with scale insects. Either can destroy a plant and both should be controlled as soon as possible. The University of Florida cooperative extension recommends spraying the plant with insecticidal soap every 3-4 days for a period of about 2 weeks. I hope this does the trick for you!

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