|Looks like some kind of scale on live oak trees also ligustrum bushes....sort of brown spots on the leaves...do we need professional help? Trees are quite big.|
I am sorry for this delayed reply to your gardening question. The spring rush has brought a deluge of questions and we are working hard to catch up!
I can't tell from that description whether it is scale or not. I suggest you take a sample to your County Extension Office and see if they can identify the problem and if necessary prescribe an appropriate remedy.
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