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Plant Diseases/Worms on lemon tree


Lemontreeworm wrote at 2012-06-30 01:20:47
We had the same thing on our trees, looks like a part of the tree.  Can you treat with lemons on your tree?

Kit wrote at 2015-03-31 20:43:45
I have the same worm on my Meyer Lemon Tree and on my Key Lime tree.  

I bought an organic spray from Home Depot and sprayed both trees.

I am sorry I do not remember the name of the product, however it was the only organic spray for edible foods.

I think that the organic spray worked.... because I observed the worm on the same leaf yesterday and today and it had not moved.  So I removed it and placed it in a glass jar with the leaf.(with plastic wrap with holes so it could breath if it is a butterfly)   The worm still hasn't moved, so I think the product worked

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Dr Stephen Vann


Plant Diseases and Disorders of Lawn Grasses, Trees, Vegetables,and Ornamentals


Plant Diseases Identification and Management

B.S. Botany --- Miss. State Univ. M.S. Plant Pathology --- Miss. State Univ. Ph.D. Plant Pathology --- Texas A & M Univ.

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