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

Answer from NGA
October 3, 2009


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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