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Whitefly Treatment Service

Whitefly Treatment

White fly treatment – One of the most persistent tree/shrub/palm pest is the whitefly. They often are seen in vegetable gardens and around lawns. The most pernicious thing that they do is cause damage to leaves, leaving a sweet, sticky substance called sillymold. This will make the plant look dirty and darker. Our lawn pest control technicians is equipped to handle whitefly infestations, so call now to have our guys put together a whitefly treatment plan.

White cause the leaves to fall off the shrubs they are attacking and make the hedge look thinner, if it goes for two long it will eventually kill the plant. This also causes thrips in the leaves making them fold in half.

White fly Identification

A whitefly is tiny, rarely with a wingspan more than 3 mm. If you look close enough, you will notice dusty wings (along with darker splotches) and fairly long legs compared with their bodies. More importantly, knowing where they are helps to identify the species. For example, People may think every white insect that is attacking their landscape is white fly but it could be another white insect such as mealybugs or aphids.

Home treatment is possible with these pests, but they become resistant to common pesticides very quickly, which has led to massive outbreak cycles in the local agriculture world.

If you suspect you have whitefly in your lawn or landscape, it is important to call a local lawn pest control expert to develop a whitefly treatment plan for your tree, shrub or palm.  They will also be able to identify any other different lawn pests you may have in your yard and recommend a comprehensive pest control treatment plan so that your property looks healthy again.

Whiteflies have been a common issue here is South Florida in particularly with ficus hedge infestations. It’s important to catch a white fly pest problem early to avoid major issues.