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We have a potted christmas bush about 1yr old. It has round or oval white substances attached to the stems

that appear to have a brown liquid appearance inside them when squeezed. Can you advise what they are please?

Submitted: 02:20PM, 09 Sep 2016
Answer: Hello Barry,

Sounds like a case of scale insect infestation. We recommend Yates Pest Oil. It’s available in both a convenient ready to use spray and a concentrate form. For more info, click here:

All the very best in the garden.

Kind regards,

Yates Consumer Advice Horticulturalist

Category: Pests
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