My boston fern is infested

Scott J. Brenkert tuttleok at
Thu Mar 9 02:26:04 EST 2000

Mealybug is a type of scale, but it is NOT mealybug - probably a hard-shell
scale.  Ferns do not respond well to pesticides, so the aforementioned
"scraping" treatment is the best I can think of.
Scott Brenkert
USDA 6b, Heat 8 - if you have to ask, don't!!

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