Re: [gardeners] gardeners Digest V2 #1520

Donna Newton (
Wed, 30 Oct 2002 09:12:25 -0800

On 10/29/02 9:05 PM, "gardeners Digest"
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> Hello, Donna,
> I have not seen that sort of thing on my tree. It may well be some sort
> of canker. I would advise taking a sample to your county agricultural
> office, to see if they are able to advise you.
> Have you considered spraying your tree with something like insecticidal
> soap?
> We are currently having our tree farmed by ants, which "tend" mealy bug
> like creatures which we will have to spray for with malathion.
> Fortunately, our Bearss is strong enough to hold on for a while until
> our crop of limes is in over the course of the next 4-6 weeks, as I
> really don't like to spray nearly mature fruit, unless we absolutely
> have to.
> Ron

Thanks Ron,

I'll try the extension office.