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I recently bought a myer lemon bush in TN. I've noticed holes in the leaves and yellow spotting. I then noticed jet black spots on the leaves limbs and even the plastic container its potted in. I took it in to the place I bought it from and they said they were unfamiliar with what it could be other then a type of egg. And knocked off most of them and pruned it. The next day I spotted about 5 little pest on the leaves. I've since showered the plant and started a regime with neem oil. I could just use some help on identifying what this is and whats the best treatment.
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We need a much better in focus picture to be able to give you a definitive answer but I would guess it is an immature scale insect in its crawler stage. Neem is what to use but it is not fast acting.
 
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Hey Chuck thanks for the reply. I tried to get as close as I could the pics that are in focuse are further away but here is one. If this helps thanks again for taking the time. I didn't know if the eggs would help identify what they are thats why I included those pics as well.
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Hey Chuck thanks for the reply. I tried to get as close as I could the pics that are in focuse are further away but here is one. If this helps thanks again for taking the time. I didn't know if the eggs would help identify what they are thats why I included those pics as well.View attachment 75086
Do those little spots rub off at all?
 
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No you can't see them normally thats still zoomed in.
They are NOT eggs. Being multi-legged it is probably 2nd instar of scale insects. Spray with neem every 6-8 day for 3 weeks.
 
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I just looked up that information that sounds about right because I have noticed some white residue on some leaves. Thank you so much for helping me get an i dea of what this was. I will continue with treatment and post back if all is well. Thank you.
 
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Here's an old garden recipe for controlling just about everything organically that has worked very well:

1-1/2 table-spoon baking-soda
1 table-spoon vinegar
1 table-spoon soap
1 table-spoon neem oil

Mix in a cup of warm water, then add enough to make a gallon of spray.
 

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