Insects A Gallery of Florida Insects Asian Citrus Psyllid Bagworms on Palms Banana Moth Bark Psocid – coming soon Black Thread Scale Braconid Wasps Brown Recluse Spider (pdf) – coming soon Cactus Moth – coming soon Chili… Read More
Tag: sooty mold
Q and A: I don’t know what disease accumulates on the leaves in the following picture. Would you please identify it and tell us what we should spray it with?
From Whitney, Naples Answer: The plant is Schefflera arbooricola. The black substance is sooty mold. Certain sucking insects, notably aphids, scales, and whiteflies, suck sugary sap from plants and excrete it as a substance known as honeydew. Sugary,… Read More