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Bucida staining

Do You Have Rusty Staining Under the Old Bucida (Black Olive) Tree? It’s the caterpillars or galls.


May 16, 2018

Staining is caused by caterpillar frass and string-bean-like mite galls, not plant leaves or fruit. It doesn't occur every year so there is no need to remove trees because of the staining. In an attempt to reduce homeowner complaints and ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes, Pests & Disease
Tags: Black Olive, Bucida Buceras, Garella ( Characoma ) Nilotica Eriophyid Mites, Staining

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