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We have a very neat low (hedge. It is evergreen with small glossy green/red leaves attacked by psyllids

Unfortunately, since we have only just moved into the property, I do not know its name.
It appears to have been attacked by psyllids, with raised round "blobs" on a large majority of leaves.
Will this kill off the hedge? Is the psyllid infection dangerous to the plant ( it doesn't seem to have affected anything else)How do we treat it and when?

Submitted: 02:34PM, 29 Oct 2012
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The hedge is probably one of the lilly pilly varieties which are susceptible to psyllids infestations. These pests take advantage of weak and stressed plants. Help your plants to stay healthy by keeping the soil moist and feeding them regularly with Yates Dynamic Lifter Soil Improver & Plant Fertiliser. Psyllid resistant varieties of lilly pillies are also available.

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