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mnolanb

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Dwarf lemon tree issues
« on: September 13, 2020, 09:10:52 PM »
We found some odd looking orange spores on our lemon tree and we’re curious what they were and how to help our tree? We also have a lot of ants that are in and around the tree. Any suggestions?

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Re: Dwarf lemon tree issues
« Reply #1 on: September 13, 2020, 09:34:20 PM »
Your tree has scale. Use horticultural oil or neem oil for treatment.

Millet

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Re: Dwarf lemon tree issues
« Reply #2 on: September 14, 2020, 10:36:55 AM »
Vlad is certainly correct.  Your tree has citrus scale, which are little insects that suck the juices out of your tree.  A good spray with a Horticultural oil, or neem will eliminate them.  You need to get this done as quickly as possible. There is a lot of information concerning citrus scale on the internet.

mnolanb

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Re: Dwarf lemon tree issues
« Reply #3 on: September 14, 2020, 12:08:09 PM »
Thank you so much, we'll get on this right away!

 

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