Magnolia Scale and deep root fertilization

Hello. I would appreciate some advice. I live in Hamilton, Ontario. My Saucer Magnolia tree has scale and I’ve been reading lots online and had an arborist out for a look. He suggests two applications of insecticide, then dormant oil…

Magnolia scale

Please give me an advice with magnolia scale treatment for a very big tree. Can I spray by myself and what product or I need to call professionals? The house is in Woodbridge. Thank you,…

Magnolia scale

I have a very large 20-30 ft tall beautiful yellow Elizabeth magnolia which has magnolia scale and is dripping the honeydew sap as well as losing some leaves. I understand from reading up on it that the most effective treatment…

Magnolia scale problem

I have a saucer magnolia with a serious magnolia scale problem growing on my property. In each of the last couple of years there has been a paper wasp nest that I have seen up in a different tree situated…

Fungus on Saucer Magnolia tree branches

The tree is in Toronto in sandy loamy soil, twenty years old large. It is in sun because it stands alone. Can you advise re an arborist? The fungus is not on the trunk or leaves but on the smaller…

Magnolia scale – arborist

I  need a professional to treat my Magnolia tree. I don’t have a large budget and to buy the equipment myself and risk messing it up is a worry. Can you recommend the most cost efficient way to treat or…

25 year old magnolia tree

I have a 25 year old magnolia tree that has white spots all over its branches. It has just happened. It’s also oozing honeydew. I read that I should spray with water but it hasn’t helped. Is there anything else…

control of magnolia scale

Is there a good control for magnolia scale? A life stage (nymph or adult) and time of ;year the scale is more vulnerable? The site is full sun and the other plants in the bed are growing well but this…