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Pest Solutions

Pest Description Nature of damage Control methods
Aphids Very small insects about 1/16 to 1/8 inches long,usually light to lime green ,can also be brown,red or black Cause leaves to curl up and die,may completely kill a small new plant or just leafed out bare root rose. Apply
  • ACTARA
  • CHESS
  • PIRIMOR
Red spider mite Tiny,usually mobile red mites on the underside of plant leaves,often under fine web Damage caused by sucking of plant sap.Infected leaf looks pale and chlorotic if severe Apply
  • DYNAMEC
  • AVID
  • PEGASUS
  • THIOVIT JET
Caterpillars   Damage caused by chewing of plant leaves,shoots,fruits and in some cases,even roots.When emerging plants are attacked ,will often not recover Apply
  • KARATE 2.5 WG
  • DYNAMEC
  • MATCH
  • PEGASUS
  • AVID
Leaf miners   Mines between upper and lower surface of leaves.heavy infestation leads to leaf drop Apply
  • DYNAMEC
  • TRIGARD
  • AVID
Thrips Are tiny,quick moving ,sucking insects(about 1mm long).They are dark brown in color with fringed wing tips. Damage roses by ruining the blooms.Have preference of buds on the verge of opening.Have brownish,yellowish,white or black lines & spots.Edges of the petals will turn brown Apply
  • MATCH
  • DYNAMEC
  • AVID
Rose scale Tiny insects attached permanently to a rose cane.they look like a bed of little oysters Insert sucking tubes and draw out juices to feed on them. Apply
  • ACTARA
  • PEGASUS
Mealy bugs     Apply
  • CHESS
White flies     Apply
  • CHESS
  • PEGASUS
  • KARATE ZEO