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Thanks for your reply.
Do I have to rinse the soap off afterwards or do I let the soap solution settle on the tree? if so, how long...
Spring is here, leaves are beginning to sprout and aphids are all over my maples again, particularly my Shishigashira.
Last year, I tried the...
Here are my guesses:
#1 - can't tell what it is
#2 - Higasiyama
#3 - Aureum/Golden Full Moon
#4 - Peaches and Cream
Thanks for all the replies and the reassurance.
The bugs are definitely aphids and I have purchased ladybugs to hopefully eradicate them the "natural" way but so far, there are still a lot...
Dr.Cindy and Kaydye: Thanks for the replies, I just wanted to get a reassurance that doing so will not harm the tree in any way.
Instead of waiting for the buds to leaf out on my main trunk and then cut them off later on, has anyone just removed the buds on unwanted areas...
Dawgie: will soapy water harm the maples or leave any type of residue or any other side effects?
Thanks, I will go and purchase some ladybugs soon.
Someone has suggested using ladybugs. Will ladybugs harm the maples or just get rid of the aphids?
All of my maples are starting to leaf out and I notice a lot of small bugs (I assume to be aphids) laying eggs on the leaf buds and under...
JM = Japanese Maple