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Q.Fig Tree ‘Borers’

Anonymous added on May 10, 2011 | Answered

I have a fig tree which all of sudden was attacked by borers. It looks like somebody stuck a bunch of small matches (hollow matches about 1/2 inch long) to the tree. It showed up all of sudden.

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Answered on May 10, 2011

It is hard to say what kind of borer, as there are several that can attack figs, and you can only identify it if you see it. This article covers several kinds of borers and recommends treatments:

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