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Q.My flowering magnolia has white cocoon-like growths on many of its branches. Will these hurt the tree and will they stop the tree

Zone Whitby | Anonymous added on September 2, 2020 | Answered

from blooming next year? Can/should I remove these cocoons? How/when?

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Answered on September 2, 2020

It looks like "soft scale," and can be treated with neem oil. Here's an article to help you with the problem: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/insects/what-is-soft-scale.htm

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