Q: In my neighborhood we have several Sabal palms, which are planted in common areas that are covered with a snow-like fungus. What is it and how can we treat it?
A: The snow-like covering on your palms is not a fungus but an insect called Sabal Palm Scale or Palmetto Scale, Comstockiella sabalis. This insect is a common, native insect pest of palms, especially Sabal palms. Females give… Read More