Scale Insects

Scientific name: Order: Hemiptera

Description

Scale insects range in form a from flat to raised, and usually circle to oval shaped. They can vary in size and colour, from 3-10mm in diameter, and ranging from palish yellow, green, white, brown to black. Their bodies can be shiny or have a waxy dull appearance. They are usually seen clustered along leaf veins, leaf stalks, stems and fruit causing damage to plants. They suck sap and exude large amounts of honeydew, making ideal conditions for sooty mould. They tend to be in great numbers during warm, dry conditions. They attack a wide range of plants including vegetables, fruit trees, ornamentals, ferns and even grass species.

Products to Use Scale Insects

Lime Sulphur

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Amgrow Lime Sulphur is a liquid contact fungicide used to controls a range of fungal diseases including Black Spot, Powdery Mildew, European Red Mite, San Jose Scale, Vine Leaf Blister Mite, Bunch Mite, Freckle, Leaf Curl, Rust and Tomato Mite. Can be applied on apples, pears, stone fruit, citrus, grapes, pears, roses and tomatoes. Recommended […]… View Page

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White Oil Aerosol

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White Oil Aerosol controls a range of scale insects and citrus leaf miner for use on citrus and other hardy shrubs. The product is also suitable to use as a leaf gloss for indoor plants. White Oil Aerosol provides a convenient way of gaining the benefits of White Oil in an easy-to-use aerosol can. How […]… View Page

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White Oil RTU

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Controls Citrus Leaf miner and scale insects on citrus, roses and ornamentals in the home garden. Also ideal as a leaf gloss on indoor plants. How to use: Apply mid-February for light infestations and December and February for heavy infestations. Spray thoroughly to run-off covering all parts of the plant or tree. Refer to instructions […]… View Page

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