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By Jomills

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I have white spongy 'growths' on the leaves and trunk of my Acer Pulmatum Dissectum. I have also noticed them on the stem of a neighbours hydrangea. What on earth are they and how do I get rid of them?



Not sure about the spongy growth on the leaves? On older material like the stems it could be Lichen which would be relatively harmless. Need a picture Jomills. :-)

21 Jun, 2010


wonder if they are the 'dead' scale insects with the cotton wool stuff underneath them.

21 Jun, 2010


Did wonder that Sg. We shall await further instructions :-)

21 Jun, 2010


my acer tree branches are coverd in Lichen of different colours but as the others say the leaves sound a bit worrying.

22 Jun, 2010

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