Month: February 2016

Green leaves with white scales
Why are the leaves turning black on my shrubs?

February 15, 2016

One question that we are often posed with is, “why are the leaves turning black on my shrubs??” It’s a common question because it is a pervasive issue for indigenous plants; however with systematic treatment, the problem is an easily preventable one. The correct answer is that you have scale, and the black on the leaves is the honeydew that is left behind as scale insects...