DESCRIPTION OF THE PEST
Small, pear-shaped insects; cluster on stems, leaves, buds, and
Aphids suck the sap, which deforms buds and discolors and curls
Imidacloprid (Merit®) insecticide. Volck® Supreme horticultural
oil. Remove with alcohol-saturated cotton swab, or wash plants with soapy water
and a soft brush or cloth. Thoroughly wash undersides of leaves where pests may
also reside. Scales still cling to the leaves or stems even after they die.
Insecticides for Gardenia Insect Pest Control (Acephate )-( Bifenthrin)-(
Carbaryl)-( Cyfluthrin)-( Dinotefuran) –( Horticultural oil2)-(Imidacloprid)-(
Malathion)-( Neem oil)- Spinosad) –( Pyrethrin).