Magnolia Trees
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Magnolia Trees

Zone Innerkip, Ontario N0J 1M0 | donbri added on June 27, 2016 | Answered

Our Magnolia Tree started misting a sticky substance in the air and on all objects around it. We have never had this happen before. The tree is about 30 years old. We have had a dry spring. Could you tell us what this might be and how to handle it? Thank you. Donna Kalbfleisch

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on June 29, 2016

This is likely an infestation of Scale.

Here is a link with more information.
http://idl.entomology.cornell.edu/files/2013/11/Magnolia-Scale-1191hjl.pdf

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