Questions tagged: sooty mould

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diana
Answer: Gardenias are often attacked by sap sucking insects like scale and aphids which produce honeydew and attract the fungus, sooty mould. By controlli...
Category: Pests
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Answered: 11:35AM, 03 Oct 2012
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Katherine
Answer: Sooty mould grows in the honeydew produced by a sap sucking insect. This insect can be controlled with Yates Natures Way Citrus & Ornamental Spray
Category: Diseases
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Answered: 04:48PM, 29 Nov 2012
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Mark
Answer: Hi Mark, Sounds like you have a nasty case of sooty mould. Detailed information and solutions for this condition can be found at: http://www.yates....
Category: Diseases
Answered: 02:01PM, 04 Dec 2014
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Jean
Answer: It looks like you have a bad scale infection. These sap sucking insects produce a substance called honey dew which ants love to eat but it also cau...
Answered: 04:23PM, 07 May 2015
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Belinda
Answer: You don’t really need to wait to replant the area as these are not systemic problems. If you are going to replant with another Lilly Pilly I ...
Answered: 10:36AM, 19 Jun 2015
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shane
Answer: Hi Shane If you spray the hedge with Pest Oil that will deal with the pest that lead to the sooty mould build up. The oil will help to loosen the m...
Category: Pests
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Answered: 07:09PM, 09 Sep 2015
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Katy
Answer: Hi Katy, That is scale and the sooty mould is a result of their sticky excretions. Both problems can be treated by spraying the affected plants wit...
Category: Pests
Answered: 01:53PM, 10 Nov 2015
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lyn
Answer: Hi Lyn, Thanks for contacting Yates. From your description it sounds like you have an issue with sooty mould on your gardenia. This is produced whe...
Answered: 12:39PM, 13 Jun 2017
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Danielle
Answer: Hi Danielle, Thank you for contacting Yates. It seems your lilly pilly has been affected by two different pests. The eaten edges suggest that it ma...
Answered: 05:17PM, 14 Jul 2017
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Subir
Answer: Hi Subir, Thanks for contacting Yates. Sooty mould is caused by the sap that is exuded from sap sucking insects such as scale or aphids. The best w...
Category: Diseases
Answered: 09:56AM, 22 Jul 2017
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chris
Answer: Hi Chris, Thank you for contacting Yates. It looks very much like you have mealy bugs there. Mealy bugs attack the leaves of the plants and suck al...
Answered: 01:29PM, 31 Jul 2017
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Rebecca
Answer: Louise Hi Rebecca, Thank you for contacting Yates. Sooty mould is caused by sap-sucking insects such as aphid, scale or mealy bugs. The insects sec...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Answered: 05:18PM, 02 Sep 2017
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Jane
Answer: Hi Jane, Thank you for contacting Yates. Sounds like the sticky stuff dropping off Pittosporum is honeydew from sap-sucking insects. And any planti...
Category: Pests
Answered: 02:35PM, 03 Oct 2017
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Danielle
Answer: Hi Danielle, Thank you for contacting Yates. From the photo it looks like you have a infestation of scale on your tree. The black that is also appe...
Answered: 03:05PM, 25 Oct 2017
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Liz
Answer: Hi Liz, Thank you for contacting Yates. You have sooty mould on your pandanus tree there. It is caused from the sap sucking insects such as mealy b...
Category: Diseases
Answered: 05:15PM, 18 Oct 2018
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Angela
Answer: Hi Angela, Thank you for contacting Yates. Sounds like the plant is infested by sooty mould. Sooty mould is caused by sap-sucking insects such as a...
Category: Diseases
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Answered: 01:54PM, 03 Nov 2018
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Bianca
Answer: Hi Brianca, Thank you for contacting Yates. The leaves look like it has been affected by sooty mould. Sooty mould is caused by sap-sucking insects ...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Answered: 03:53PM, 10 May 2019
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Grant
Answer: Hi Grant, Thank you for contacting Yates. Unfortunately the product Mavrik is not registered for sooty mould. To control, try ‘Yates Nature&#...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Answered: 02:40PM, 27 May 2019