Holly Bushes
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Miniature Holly Bush

Anonymous added on August 21, 2011 | Answered

Holly bush has white on leaves. I had a tree taken down, so it was in a lot of shade. Now it gets a lot of sun but these white spots started before that.

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Nikki
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Answered on August 22, 2011

Are the spots powdery in nature. If so, it is is powdery mildew and can be treated with neem oil. Here is more info: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/problems/get-the-cure-for-powdery-mildew.htm https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/pesticides/neem-oil-uses.htm

In addition, it could be scale or mealybugs, which can also be treated with neem oil. These articles should help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/scale-bug-how-to-control-plant-scale.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/mealybugs-white-residue-on-plants-leaves.htm

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