What are the round brown dome looking insects I can see on the underside and mid-rib of my Palms/Cycads?

15 September 2011, grow & maintenance , 1 comment



These are scale. Another sucking insect attracted to Palms and Cycads.

How to control?

These insects can be controlled by using a horticultural oil as a spray such as Sunoil. A gentler, organic alternative would be a canola or soya oil. The oil works by suffocating the scale insect.

One comment so far

  1. simone,

    The leaves on our cycads are going brown in patches. What shall we do?

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