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Q.Are These Eggs On My Basil Plants?

Zone 23228 | Twigs added on August 5, 2021 | Answered

Or are they something else, e.g., a fungus? And how do I treat & prevent? They’re massed all over the stems, and they’re hard.

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Answered on August 5, 2021

They are galls, likely, full of eggs. I'm not familiar with that particular gall, but insecticides will prevent them in the future. Here is a collection of articles that will help:


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