Citrus Gall Wasp

Story Title: Citrus Gall Wasp
Episode: One
TX Date: 27th August 2011
Presenter: Chloe Thomson

Using her expert garden knowledge, Chloe shows you how to prevent citrus infestation before its too late.

Tips and Facts

  • Although citrus gall wasp doesn't kill citrus trees, the damage it causes is quite ugly and repeated attacks can weaken and make the tree unproductive.
  • Citrus gall wasp is more common in grapefruit, orange and lemon trees.
  • The best time to remove infected citrus trees is end of August.
  • Always bag your infected plants and place them in the garbage.

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