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By Justjo

United Kingdom Gb

Black currant bushes. Each stem has a strange white fluffy coccoon like growth containing a soft brown bug. What are these, are they harmful and if so what is best treatment. The fruit yield has not been harmed.



Brown scale is a sap-sucking insect , easily treated with a organic spray

have you picked all the fruit yet if not I would leave for now wont make much difference as the scale insect has been on the plant since last year

17 Jul, 2016

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