Holly Bushes

White Insect Egg Tunnels on Back of Holly Leaves

Anonymous added on June 6, 2011 | Answered

I found many insect eggs in a white tunnel like line on the back of my holly leaves. What can this be? How do I get rid of it or them?

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Answered on June 7, 2011

It sounds like you may have pests, perhaps scale or mealybugs. I would recommend neem oil. I have found it to be very effective against these pests. Here is more information on it:

For additional information on scale bugs, which commonly affect these plants, here is an article that you may find helpful: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/scale-bug-how-to-control-plant-scale.htm

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