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Introduced Beech scale (Cryptococcus fagisugae) is easier to see this time of year on our native American beech (Fagus grandifolia). That’s because of the white waxy coverings the females produce to protect their eggs. Look for Advertisements
Magnolia Scale has had another great year in the Ontario landscape. This means tons of honeydew, ants, wasps and other nuisance insects that plague our beloved magnolia trees.
Introduced Beech scale (Cryptococcus fagisugae) is easier to see this time of year on our native American beech (Fagus grandifolia). That’s because of the white waxy coverings the females produce to protect their eggs. Look for
Magnolia Scale is just rampant this year again. And to make matters worse, there seems to be two developmental groups of them, a smaller subset about 3 weeks behind the older ones (see photo above). This means a second set of … Continue reading
Many horticultural professionals are ramping up for fall applications of horticultural oil. The full rate of horticultural oil is excellent for smothering juvenile stages of insects this time of year.
Magnolia Scale is just NASTY this year. CRAWLERS have hatched but are still hiding underneath the female scales. Pick off scales to reveal dark grey eggs and crawlers (eggs with legs) underneath. The crawlers will hatch and gradually emerge out from … Continue reading