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INSECTS on HIBISCUS

A few of the beneficial and damaging insects to be found on Hibiscus
Drawings copied from the work of Sharon Kennedy-Miles
(Note: the scale of the pictures is somewhat reduced to fit the web page)

How do you tell the goodies from the baddies? If you are careful, try to use an eradication method that doesn't destroy the beneficial insects with the destructive ones. Remember to use chemical methods as a last resort.

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Some of the good guys! These are a worry. More to worry about.
Mealy Bug can get like this. Sometimes like this. These are scale insects.
The cotton-stainer is one of our worst pests causing tip die-back.

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