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Euonymus Scale (Unaspis euonymi) problem on Euonymus Aortunei (Blondy)

Hi I have a very mature Euonymus Fortunei ( Blondy) plant that seems to have a very large infestation of Euonymus Scale. Reading articles on the internet it suggests that the best way to deal with the problem is to cut it back.

I do like the size of this plant and wondered if this is the only way to deal with it? What was to happen if I don’t do anything to get rid of the infestation? and If I do need to cut it back by how much do I need to cut it back too? Will it look bizarre with new growth if it is cut back?

Many thanks
Stacy


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#1 Comment By Downtoearthdigs On 01/06/2019 @ 10:42 am

Many times this species is very invasive, and can deal with a VERY heavy cutting back. Second, I would invest in some neem oil, as this will get rid of any remaining scale.

Here is a collection of articles on euonymous, and their care. Although it will give you information on many species, most of them have the same care requirements: [1]


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