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Hydrangea scale


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Symptoms

The stems and foliage of hydrangeas are covered with brown scale insects and white oval egg masses in early summer. Heavily infested plants lack vigour and look unsightly.

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The young nymphs hatch in midsummer and suck sap from under leaves.

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Hydrangea blight?

Question from pepita

I am struggling with the hydrangeas in my garden. They seem to get some sort of blight and leaves curl and die. I have cut one back to nearly nothing and it's come back good but now starting to show the signs again. I think the ground is sick with some sort of fungal disease. What can I do?

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  • Posted: Thu. 2nd July 2015 20:27
  • Last reply: Thu. 9th July 2015 20:11

Hydranga scale

Question from Alison Goodyer

The bug killer does not seem to be killing off the scale on the hydranga what should we do? We dont want it to effect the rest of the hydrangas

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  • Posted: Wed. 28th July 2010 17:40
  • Last reply: Thu. 29th July 2010 14:23