Fig Tree insects - Knowledgebase Question

Lake Worth, Fl
Question by Poppypalm
April 12, 2010
I have 3 small fig trees that grows well in the sun
and makes small figs but the leaves are attacked by some insect and curl up
and drop off..what can I use to spray or otherwise control the insects

Answer from NGA
April 12, 2010


Check the underside of your leaves for webbing. It is possible you have spider mites or a leaf curler. If you find webbing (or other signs of bugs), spray the leaves (top and bottom) with Neem oil. Or, spray the undersides of the leaves with a forceful stream of water from your garden hose. This will rinse off any insect pests.

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