Questions tagged: Cycad

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Joe
Answer: Dear Joe, The product to use to control this small caterpillar is called Success Naturalyte Insect Control. It is a natural insecticide and works ...
Answered: 08:54AM, 12 Feb 2010
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Laurelle
Answer: Hi Laurelle, Although Cycads are slow growing they do become quite large and may grow to over 1 metre in diameter. The leaves are quite sharp and m...
Category: General
Tags: Cycad
Answered: 11:14AM, 28 Sep 2011
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Vaneta
Answer: Hi Vaneta, Thank you for attaching the photographs as this makes identifying the problem much easier. Both plants have a severe infestation of scal...
Category: Diseases
Tags: scale, Cycad
Answered: 10:29AM, 25 Oct 2011
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Chris
Answer: Hi Chris, The blue butterfly is a serious pest in QLD and it attacks cycads and eats the newly emerging fronds. This pest is treated with Yates Su...
Category: Pests
Tags: Cycad
Answered: 04:30PM, 17 Apr 2012
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GAVIN
Answer: Success Naturalyte will control the caterpillar of the Cycad Blue Butterfly that is most likely attacking your cycad. Success is a natural insectic...
Answered: 02:21PM, 11 Dec 2012
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Amanda
Answer: Hi Amanda, What a shame your cycad is taking such a hammering. Scale, if it is able to cover most of the fronds, can be very debilitating for the p...
Answered: 03:25PM, 08 Aug 2013
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Ken
Answer: Hi Ken, Cycad plants are either male or female. If you are lucky enough to have a male plant and a female plant you will be able to pollinate the ...
Category: General
Tags: Cycad
Answered: 10:59AM, 30 Dec 2013
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Geoff
Answer: You should only have to spray your Cycad once with Success Ultra at a rate of 5ml/L as shown on the label. If there is new evidence of the presence...
Category: Pests
Answered: 11:31AM, 20 Mar 2015
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Ian
Answer: Hi Ian, Thank you for contacting Yates. Cycads are slow growing so enjoy just a simple dose of Dynamic Lifter Soil Improver and Plant Fertiliser in...
Answered: 01:02PM, 21 Dec 2017
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Sharon
Answer: Hi Sharon, Thank you for contacting Yates. You can prune off the worst effected leaves if you like however, you want to ensure that there are still...
Answered: 11:09AM, 29 Dec 2017
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Janelle
Answer: Hi Janelle, Thank you for contacting Yates. To control caterpillars, such as the young form of the blue cycad butterfly, we recommend applying Yate...
Category: Pests
Answered: 11:27AM, 28 Nov 2018
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Tim
Answer: Hi Tim, Thank you for contacting Yates. We are very sorry to hear of your experience with cycad blue butterfly and would like to investigate immedi...
Category: Pests
Answered: 01:34PM, 17 Dec 2018
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Judith
Answer: Hi Judith, Thank you for contacting Yates. You will have to grow the plant in pot and restrict the foliage growth from limited root growth. Hope th...
Category: General
Tags: Cycad
Answered: 11:50AM, 04 Jan 2019
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Catherine
Answer: Hi Catherine, Thank you for contacting Yates. For the control of the Cycad Blue Moth larvae we recommend applying Yates Success Ultra Insect Contro...
Category: Pests
Answered: 02:55PM, 21 Feb 2019