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South Glamorgan, United Kingdom Gb

my bay tree and japansese maple have the same ailment; white fluffy spots about 5mm accross, and 3 cm apart on teh lower part of the trunk. what is it?



Scale insect, most likely - you can wash off with soapy water (preferably horticultural or insecticidal soap) and then wipe over with a cloth dipped in methylated spirits.

8 Jul, 2010

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