Citrus Trees

Bugs on Citrus trees

Anonymous added on November 27, 2014 | Answered

In the summer months, there are these stink bugs on my citrus trees. They start out white, changing to orange and then black. What spray can I use to kill them? They eat the new growths. Have used white oil, but need to do often. Are there any other ways? Thanks.

    A.Answers to this queston: Add Answer
    Certified GKH Gardening Expert
    Answered on November 28, 2014

    I like neem oil for food plant pesticides. It is safe for people and beneficial bugs but very effective on pests that eat the trees. After the tree is treated, the tree absorbed the neem and any part of the tree will be poisonous to pests for a few weeks. With white oil, you must apply directly to the pests, so this can make it not as effective as neem. Here is more information on neem oil:

    Was this answer useful?

    Log in or sign up to help answer this question.
    Did you find this helpful? Share it with your friends!

    You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

    If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.

    Looking for more?
    here are more questions about...
    Citrus Trees
    Join Us - Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips!

    Learn From
    Your Peers on
    Our Blog

    Visit Our Blog

    Do you know a lot about gardening?
    Become a GKH Gardening Expert

    Learn More