Sky Pencil Holly Bushes
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sky pencil holly & flies

Zone 06460 | alison mancusi added on June 26, 2017 | Answered

I have 2 immature sky pencil hollies in my back yard. I noticed over the past few weeks that they are both infested with flies. How can I get rid of the flies?

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on June 27, 2017

The flies may be attracted to honeydew, which is the secretions of other pests.
Inspect the Holly to see if you can identify the issue.
You can treat the Hollies with Neem Oil.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/shrubs/holly/diseases-of-holly-bushes-pests-and-diseases-damaging-holly-bushes.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/pesticides/neem-oil-uses.htm

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