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Scab type parasite on my Spirea Shrub

Noticed recently small parasites/Scab brown bugs/ about quarter of a inch in size dozens of them wondering what they are.


  • Ken carterKen carter Posts: 19
    Attached a photo of the main stem on my Spirea
  • FairygirlFairygirl Posts: 54,882
    Pic is very blurred, but looks like scale of some kind. You can scrub them off with a brush.
    If they persist, a cotton bud with methylated spirit, applied to them carefully, can get rid of them.  :)
    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....

    I live in west central Scotland - not where that photo is...
  • Ken carterKen carter Posts: 19
    Many Thanks, Kayce.
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