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Phormium mealybug


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Symtpoms
Heavy infestations can cause unhealthy growth, yellowing foliage and eventually the death of the plant.

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Up to 5 mm, these flat, soft-bodied insects are covered with greyish white mealy wax. They form colonies on the upper leaf surface of New Zealand flax.

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Question from christoforou

How do you get rid of Phormium mealybug as i have lost 3 mature plants to this pest and before i plant other i would like to know how to rid this pest.

Thanks

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  • Posted: Sun. 14th August 2011 23:02
  • Last reply: Mon. 15th August 2011 07:37