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Q.I Got Bugs On My Christmas Cactues, How Do I Get Rid Of Them

Zone Long Beach, CA | anne P added on December 3, 2022 | Answered

what is this bug on my cactue and How do I get rid of it??? I have tried soapy waster doesnt work. even crarped it off and they came back/

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Answered on December 5, 2022

Unfortunately, your photos did not come through. I am unable to see the insect in question. From the description, it seems like you are describing what is known as scale. this can be quite difficult to rid from your plants, and will require a combination of manual removal and preventative control.

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