Rosemary Plants

Disease on Rosemary Plant


Anonymous added on February 2, 2011 | Answered

The small rosemary tree that I bought in December is dying off. It was in a tiny plastic pot, so I repotted it in a nice terracotta pot. I noticed a growth on the stems and branches resembling little brown knobby bits. Do I need to spray it with something?


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Nikki
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on February 3, 2011

It sounds like scale is on the plant, though it could be a few different pests. Rosemary plants tend to be hard to grow indoors and are very susceptible to pests. I recommend spraying it with neem oil. Here is some more information to help you:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/herbs/rosemary/grow-rosemary-indoors.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/scale-bug-how-to-control-plant-scale.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/pesticides/neem-oil-uses.htm

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