Mock Orange Bushes
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Somethings Eating My MOCK Orange Bush!

Zone zone 7 | mockking added on May 15, 2013 | Answered

The bush blooms every year and is beautiful until tiny bugs invade its branches and eat all the blooms and defoliate it completely. After they eat everything, they fly away and its leaves start to grow back. What should I do?

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Nikki
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Answered on May 16, 2013

It may be thrips. They will attack flowers or new growth. This article will help:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/insects/controlling-thrips.htm

Neem oil may help as well.

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