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White Scale Description and Control
White Scale Description:
White Scale are small insects approximately 1-2mm in length, they are white in colour. White Scale are sap suckers.
Image: White Scale on the leaf surfaces of Aloe dichotoma.
Signs of White Scale Infestation:
- Numerous small white insects on the surfaces of leaves.
Damage Done by White Scale:
White Scale causes the plant to look unsightly and if left untreated it may kill the plant.
Plants Attacked by White Scale:
Treatment of White Scale:
- Wash off with soapy water.
- The aerosol cans that are available at nurseries should be able to destroy white scale.