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Other Pests You May See

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  • Peachtree borer
  • European red mite eggs
  • Bacterial Canker
  • Mealy plum aphid egg
  • Mealy plum aphid

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Peachtree borer larvae
Peachtree borer
Identification tip: Look for accumulations of frass at the bottom of a tree.

European red mite
European red mite eggs
Identification tip: These mites overwinter as eggs located at the base of buds and spurs on smaller branches or in wounds. Eggs are red with a slender stipe arising from the center.

Bacterial canker
Bacterial canker (blast phase)
Identification tip: Look for amber-colored gum oozing from flower and shoot buds (this is the blast phase of the disease).

Mealy plum aphid egg
Mealy plum aphid egg
Identification tip: You may see mealy plum aphid eggs at the bases of buds. They hatch during bloom and wingless adults develop.

Mealy plum aphid
Mealy plum aphid
Identification tip: Wingless adult aphids are pale green with three dark green longitudinal stripes on their backs. Their bodies are covered with a white, mealy wax.


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