scale on camellias - Knowledgebase Question

Name: Kate Stanton
charleston, So
Question by kwylly
October 3, 2009
What do I spray camellias with now to aleviate scale on leaves


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Answer from NGA
October 3, 2009

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Oil emulsion sprays (horticultural oil) will give you effective control if applied early in the morning on days when the temperatures are mild (45-85 F). Systemic insecticides such as Orthene can also control the pests. Choose one or the other, don't use both or you'll overwhelm your camellia.

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