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With what and when should I spray azaleas for petal blight amd lace bug? Sue
The azalea lace bug can be treated with a Confidor spray when they are first seen. The other option is to use the new Confidor Tablets which are inserted around the root area. The insecticide is taken in by the roots and trans located throughout the plant giving a more residual control. As the weather warms up and the azaleas are putting out new growth the incidence of lace bugs will increase. To monitor hold a piece of paper under the azalea leaves and gently tap the leaves. The tiny lace bug will fall onto the paper.
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