Rosemary Plants

Tiny White Balls on Rosemary Bushes

Anonymous added on September 27, 2015 | Answered

How to get rid of tiny white balls (looks like minature cotton balls) on my rosemary bushes. When cut open, there is a tiny bug!

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Answered on September 28, 2015

It sounds like you have either mealybugs or possibly scales, which are closely related to mealybugs. These insects form a cottony mass on the lower sides of branches. Both are usually controlled with horticultural oil sprays. Neem oil is also effective. Here is more information:

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