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Florida Wax Scale

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Florida Wax Scale

 
Fig. 1. Florida wax scales on holly

Fig. 1. Florida wax scales on holly. Photo by Bart Drees.

Although hollies have historically been a good choice as landscape plant species and are well adapted to the environmental conditions in Texas, the situation has changed over recent years. More and more landscape hedges of hollies (Ilex sp.) throughout the eastern half of Texas and the southeastern U. S. are becoming infested with the Florida wax scale, Ceroplastes floridensis Comstock (Homoptera: Coccidae) (Fig 1).  Read more about Florida wax scale and download the accompanying publication at our sister site, Landscape IPM.

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