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Cycad Scale

Aulacaspis yasumatsui

Plants Affected
  • Sago palm (Cycas revoluta)
How They Eat
  • Piercing/Sucking Mouthparts
Signs & Symptoms
  • White spots on leaves

  • Heavy infestations cause leaves to turn brown

How to Fix the Problem
  • Many people are not growing this plant anymore

  • Cut off all of the old foliage

  • Spray with horticultural oils before infestation is heavy

  • Let lady beetles take over!