Rubber Tree Plants

My Rubber Trees’ Leaves Are Very Sticky

Elitta added on June 9, 2014 | Answered

My rubber trees' leaves are very sticky and have little things on them. At first I thought they were bugs of some sort. But no the sap, I guess, gets all over the rug and my furniture.

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Answered on June 11, 2014

Yes. Your plant has an infestation of scale insects, which secrete a sticky substance called honeydew. Eliminate the bugs, as in the following article, and you can use soap and water to wash the residue off furniture and floors. Here is your information:

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