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Albizia with scale insects

We have an Albizia which is covered in scale, what's the latest way to get rid of them?  I see that Beechgrove use nematodes and I can do that, but have any of you found alternative methods?

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  • ObelixxObelixx Vendée, Western FrancePosts: 27,786
    Where are you growing it?   It's a tree that wants to get quite big and be outdoors.   
    "We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." - George Bernard Shaw
  • Sorry for the delayed reply.  I don't know whether we can grow it outdoors here.  Ours is in a large pot which stays under cover for the winter.
  • B3B3 Posts: 21,846
    You Could try rubbing them off with a wet, softish toothbrush
    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • floraliesfloralies Haute-Garonne SW FrancePosts: 1,876
    Try dabbing them with methylated spirit, that should work. The tree needs to be outdoors in the soil as it will grow quite large!
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