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By Acer

United Kingdom Gb

I have an Acer in a large pot on the patio. Have noticed on the top of the compost are dozens of small..5 to 10 millimetres..greeny white balls. When I sqash them liquid comes out. Are they some sort of insect egg?



Sounds like snail eggs. Remove and destroy them unless yoy have a helpful robin around! However, some plant food in compost looks like little balls, but probably aren't squishy.

19 Mar, 2010


if they are eggs and you have got a pond your fish will love them.

20 Mar, 2010


Keel them, keel them all!

20 Mar, 2010


keel them lol tongue

21 Mar, 2010


Many thanks. I shall dispose of them promptly. Acer

21 Mar, 2010

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