Banyan Trees

Banyan Tree Droppings


wardman added on September 19, 2011 | Answered

Does a banyan tree have droppings that will harm your car and how can I fix it?


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Heather
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Answered on September 23, 2011

Banyan tree don't general have dripping sap problems, so I suspect that the issue is actually that you have a pest problem on the tree, such as scale or aphids. These pests produce honeydew, which can drip off the tree and make a sticky mess. Treat the tree with a pesticide. The honeydew should wash off the car, but it may need much water. It is a little like melted sugar candy.

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