Lemon Trees

Bugs on Lemon Tree Leaves

Anonymous added on November 9, 2010 | Answered

I have a lemon tree and discovered today that under the new growth of leaves are black bugs. I wiped them off, but I don't know what they are or how to keep my tree healthy. I have a lot of buds and am hoping to have healthy lemons. How do I organically keep this tree healthy?

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Answered on November 11, 2010

It is hard to say exactly what insect it may be, but we would recommend spraying the tree down with water to knock the pests off and then treat the tree with neem oil. It has become very popular for organic pest treatment. Here is more information on it:

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