Lemon Tree Sticky
My lemon tree has become sticky on the leaves and fruit. How do I remedy this, please?
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
It has a pest, most likely scale or aphids. The stickiness is from the honeydew in which these insects secrete. Neem oil will take care of the problem. These articles will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/scale-bug-how-to-control-plant-scale.htm, https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/homemade-aphid-control-a-natural-way-to-kill-aphids.htm, https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/problems/pests/neem-oil-uses.htm