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aussiegardener
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? mealy bug control/destroy

Posted 1943 days ago

our lilly pilly hedge is covered in white, soft yukky-looking things. Have tried Malathion spray without success.
A friend suggested a mixture of cooking oil, liquid detergent & water used as a spray. Has anyone used this method of killing these pests, and if so, how well does it do the job? How many applications required please.
Pretty desperate now.
Many thanks

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