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Wooly beech aphids


Can anyone help me sort out the wooly beech aphids on my beech hedge. I've tried Provado but it's not got all of'em Any advice welcomed.



  • Mark56Mark56 Posts: 1,653

    No possible way of getting wiping them all out with a chemical spray, you'll only end up killing the beneficial insects that feed off of them too. I blast mine with a hose every few weeks to keep on top of numbers. Other than the unpleasant stickiness, they do no harm to the beech. Clear fallen leaves in Autumn & those which remain until Spring. 

    Last edited: 31 May 2017 15:37:36

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