Insects on Bush

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  1. SeanLI

    SeanLI Seedling

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    What on earth are these?

    I was taking some cuttings of what I believe to be bridal wreath spirea, and every branch seem to be infested with these insects.

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    Shady yard
     

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    Looks like some kind of aphids.
     
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    There WERE lots of greasy/ waxy spots on the leaves that I took to be something like aphid honeydew, but hoping it was just morning dew.
     
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    Did you try the spray I told you about ?
     



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    Working up to it. Trying to convince the other interested parties not to go with Neem oil.
     
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    Hello @SeanLI. I have only just seen this post, and I think you have some horrible wooly aphids there. I wonder if you are still having trouble with them, and how much damage, if any, did they cause? The best organic way to shift them is with a good strong squirt of water, a pair of rubber gloves, and some swift squishing action. I daresay now though that they might be less of a nuisance to you??
     
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