Red Tip Photinias
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What are these white things on my leaves?

Zizy added on July 1, 2019 | Answered

This evening I discovered white specks on the leaves of my potted red robin bush. They don't appear to be moving, what are they? And how do I remove them? Many thanks

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BushDoctor
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Answered on July 1, 2019

These appear to be White Thrips! The photo is a little hard to see, but this is my best guess, and not the beneficial kind either.

This article will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/insects/controlling-thrips.htm

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