Crape Myrtle Trees

What Makes Crepe Myrtle Leaves Sticky

Anonymous added on September 9, 2011 | Answered

The leaves on my crepe myrtle are very sticky. Is this a sign of bug infestation?

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Answered on September 10, 2011

Yes, it is a sign of insect infestation. But, there are several possibilities as to which kind (scale or aphids are most common). Examine the tree closely to find the culprits and treat with a pesticide.

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