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Scale insect

Scale insects are protected or hidden beneath a waxy shell or scale which they secreat over their bodies.  Newly-hatched scale are mobile and crawl around on the plant looking for a suitable feeding site.  Once a suitable feeding site is found they settle and then become immobile whilst feeding on the plants sap.  Scale insects are usually brown/grey being either flat or domed.  >Product solution: Provado Ultimate Bug Killer Concentrate 2, Ready to Use, Aerosol, Organic Bug Free, Natria Bug Control.  Ornamental plants grown in pots and containers: Provado Vine Weevil Killer 2.

Scale insect can be scraped off with a thumb nail if the problem is not too severe and then sprayed with a suitable insecticide.<

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