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Paul498Paul498 Posts: 1

image These are on my  bay laurel. Any idea how to tackle?


  • Busy-LizzieBusy-Lizzie Posts: 22,631

    They look like scale insects. They are quite resistant. They suck sap.  Start by scraping them off and look up on the Internet what to do next. I'm afraid I haven't found a total cure. Others may advise you better.

    Dordogne and Norfolk. Clay in Dordogne, sandy in Norfolk.
  • LynLyn Posts: 22,865

    Painting methylated spirit on them will kill them.

    Gardening on the wild, windy west side of Dartmoor. 

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