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  1. #1
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    Sep 2008
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    Hi.

    I've read through the information I could find about Euonymus problems but I'm still not sure what is wrong with mine! :?

    It has narrow white hatch-type marks all over it (almost like larvae but they do not move), has lost a lot of leaves and twigs and appears generally unhealthy.

    Does anyone know what this problem is and how to treat it?

    Thank you,
    clouise

  2. #2
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    Sep 2003
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    Hi Clouise,

    Sounds like Euonymus scale aka Euonymus alatus scale.* You can read about it here.
    http://woodypests.cas.psu.edu/FactSh...mus_Scale.html

    There is a clickable link to this page, but I would never use most of the toxic chemicals they recommend.*
    http://woodypestguide.cas.psu.edu/109.htm

    They do recommend insecticidal soap and horticultural oils, both of which would be a good option.* If you use a horticultural oil I would recommend one such as Organocide, which is made from sesame seed oil and NOT Organicide which is made from petroleum.
    http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/depts/ent/no...her/not45.html

    Newt

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