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sago scale king

White Scale Insect Kills Queen and King Sago Plants.

August 8, 2018

If you have queen or king sago plants then you have or will have to deal with the Asian sago scale which arrived in south Florida in 1999 or thereabouts. Please info here: click on fact sheet and our video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GbWxh-UKYrw ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes, Pests & Disease,
Tags: Asian Sago Scale, Aulacaspis Yasumatsui, Cycads, Cycas Circinalis, Cycas Revoluta, White Stuff On Sago
cycad aulacaspis

Q: I have a sago palm that is covered with insects. The fronds actually look as though they are covered with snow. What insect is this?

June 13, 2017

A: The insect may be a scale insect called the cycad aulacaspis scale, Aulacaspis yasumatsui. It apparently originated from Thailand but it is kept in check overseas by local parasitoids. Of course, here in the U.S. this scale has no natural ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes, Pests & Disease
Tags: Aulacaspis Yasumatsui, Cycad Aulacaspis

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