Diseased Gardinia Plant - Knowledgebase Question

Buffalo, NY
Question by DomArlan
December 31, 1999
25 Year-old gardinia has scale-like pest on underside of leaves and on tender shoots that produces sticky substance on leaves and surrounding surfaces. Scales are brown halfmoon shaped. Dry to touch. Isotox is not helping.What might help?




























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Answer from NGA
December 31, 1999

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There are several types of scale (and other insects) that may attack gardenias. Since this is such a special plant, I would suggest contacting your local County Extension (652-3370) for a precise identification of the pest and suggested controls for it.

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