EDIS Update: Key Plant, Key Pests- Oleander (Nerium oleander)

Last Updated on September 12, 2019 by Angela Colonna

Oleander (Nerium oleander) is a non-native to Florida but is adapted to the state’s climate. It can be found as a rounded shrub to a tree up to 18 feet tall and has flowers in shades of red, yellow, white or pink. This publication, the tenth in the Key Plant, Key Pests series, identifies common pests found on oleander, how to recognize these pests and offers management suggestions.

Oleander blooms in a bright pink color. Credit: UF /FAS

The Key Plant, Key Pests publications is designed for Florida gardeners, horticulturalists, and landscape professionals to help identify common pests associated with common Florida flora.

To read and/or download the Key Plant, Key Pests: Oleander (Nerium oleander) publication, follow this link.


Posted: September 12, 2019

Category: Home Landscapes, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: EDIS, Extension, Key Pests, Key Plant, Management, Oleander, Pests

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