Crape Myrtle Trees

I’m Trying to Identify a Bug That’s Killing My Plants


Anonymous added on August 22, 2011 | Answered

I have a crepe myrtle, and also a pink bower vine, that is infested with a type of insect that drips a clear liquid, looks like it's raining. What bug is this, and what can I do to get rid of it? I can see the bugs, but they are hard to catch.


Share this Question:
Log in or sign up to help answer this question.
Check here if you would like to receive notifications every time this question is answered.
You are subscribed to receive notifications whenever this question is answered.
ANSWERS
Nikki
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on August 23, 2011

There are a few bugs that do this, such as aphids or scale. Fortunately, they are all treated the same way. I personally like to use neem oil (https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/pesticides/neem-oil-uses.htm), but any standard pesticide will work on them.

Was this answer useful?
00
Looking for more?
Here are more questions about Crape Myrtle Trees

You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.