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Submitted: 04:21PM, 30 Jul 2017
Answer: Hi Chris,

Thank you for contacting Yates.

It looks very much like you have mealy bugs there. Mealy bugs attack the leaves of the plants and suck all of the sap out of the leaves and tree. They can leave behind a black sooty type mould as well in their wake.

For this I recommend using Natures Way Citrus & Ornamental Spray. This product will target the mealy bugs, any caterpillars on the tree and sooty mould that may also be produced from the mealy bugs.

If you do need any further information, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Kind regards

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Answered: 01:29PM, 31 Jul 2017

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