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Re: CULT: Insects...now leaf Spot

  • Subject: Re: CULT: Insects...now leaf Spot
  • From: "Mark, Maureen" <MARKM@tc.gc.ca>
  • Date: Fri, 12 Feb 1999 10:01:49 -0500

From: "Mark, Maureen" <MARKM@tc.gc.ca>

I get scale on my indoor plants -- right now on my orchids.  Recommended
treatment is Q-tip dipped in alcohol.  I find that you need to repeat this
once a week for two or three more weeks.  If you don't have any alcohol,
just flick them off but I find you have to do this for about five or six

Maureen Mark
Ottawa, Canada (zone 4)

> ----------
> From: 	BOB & LESLIE LIDDIARD[SMTP:liddiard@esn.net]
> Reply To: 	iris-talk@onelist.com
> Sent: 	Thursday, February 11, 1999 9:41 PM
> To: 	iris-talk@onelist.com
> Subject: 	[iris-talk] Re: CULT:  Insects...now leaf Spot
> From:  Leslie Liddiard  < liddiard@esn.net>
> Anner wrote:
> 	>Leslie, that is real interesting. Good for you, traipsing some
> leaves in for
> 	scrutiny. Now, what did he tell you to do for those scale? Maybe a
> little
> 	dormant oil?>
> 	Anner:  That was the really good news.  By the time I had noticed
> the scale, we had just had a hard freeze.  It seems that even though our
> CES agent could see them on the fans, they were dead, dead, DEAD.
> Therefore no recommended treatment.  I had snipped several fans and he
> looked at all samples to make sure.
> 	If this reoccurs, I'll call and ask about treatment.  He did say
> that he'd never seen scale on iris and didn't have any idea how it could
> have gotten there.
> 	Leslie Liddiard
> 	liddiard@esn.net
> 	Goldsboro, NC
> 	AIS  Zone 8

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