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Soft-bodied, 4mm-long mealybugs are often found on greenhouse plants and house plants such as cacti and succulents, feeding on their sap. They are covered by a white, waxy secretion, and congregate in leaf axils and other inaccessible parts
When you see photos of mealybugs you only see small amounts in the photos, I have just come in from the garden in despair. I have five box pyramids and three box balls and without a word of a lie they are covered. It looks as if it has been snowing
The culprit is Trionymus diminutus, a 4mm sap-feeding mealybug that breeds relentlessly when the weather is warm and isn't killed by winter frosts. It deposits a white, waxy substance at the base of the sheathed phormium leaves. A mild infestation
I have found Comstock Mealybug on my peaches in my green house (I'm 99% sure thats what they are). I've tried to find out some more information on them but can only find information about them in USA. As far as i can work out they arn't known
An insect that looks like a wood louse, but which is coated in a pale, waxy substance. It feeds on plant sap, and is best controlled by systemic insecticide.
It's useful because from the information about 'Mealy Bugs',I now deduce that my 'Cotoneaster'is NOT infected by THIS pest. I think that the problem is 'Wooly Aphid'.Thanks,so far. If you notice mealy bug early enough on your plant, you can use a cotton bud dipped in rubbing alco...
different plant seedlings in the greenhouse that arent affected im wondering if its something specific to Dahlias? If you have fungicide I would use it. It also resembles mealybug.Picture below. Bill Leadfarmer scrape one of plant with Q tip if theres
with the underside of the leaves. Can anyone please help, as I have gone through everything from mealybugs (no evidence of mites) to phomopsis!
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of the orange sat in my gloomy east London flat.My orange tree has been beset by problems since I received it as a gift six years ago. First it had mealybugs. For six months I regularly used soapy water to remove the bugs, their sticky secretions and resulting