Fig Tree
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What are the little pink craters on my figs and spreading up the stem

Zone Perth western australia | Boma78 added on January 23, 2019 | Answered

Just pottering around the garden and noticed alot of fruit on my fig tree it's only small 2 years old planted from a cutting and I noticed little pink craters on half the fruit and spreading up the stems what is it and how do I rid of it??

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on January 23, 2019

Your Fig is infested with Fig Wax Scale pests. Your images show the female Wax pest.
I would remove as many as possible and treat with Neem Oil.
Here are some links for more information.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/figs/common-fig-tree-pests.htm
http://ipm.ucanr.edu/PMG/PESTNOTES/pn7408.html
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/pesticides/neem-oil-uses.htm

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