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.<