Insects killing Ficus tree????
Susan K. Wehe
swehe at ix.netcom.com
Tue Feb 18 13:01:39 EST 1997
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> We have a ficus tree (I *think* it's a ficus tree - its leaves are about 1¼
> wide by 3" long) in the house, it's about 6'6" high and we've had it for about
> a year.
> Some branches are dying off and along those branches there's little (1/16 -
> 1/8 inch) hemispherical brown things stuck to the branches. I can't see any
> insects on the tree but I assume that it's being killed by an infestation.
> Does anyone know what it is and what I should do?
> Any advice gratefully received.
> Tony Brower tonyb at interport.net
> "I prefer the hands-on touch you only get with hired goons."
> - Monty Burns (The Simpsons)
Sounds possibly like scale. Go to a local nursery and purchase an
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