Garden Plants and Their Problems
ENEMY DAMAGE CONTROL
Hibiscus
(southern)
Abutilon moth Flowers and foliage eaten. Spray or dust with DDT.
and other
caterpillars
Holly
Leaf miners Blotch and sometimes tor- Spray twice with DDT,
  tuous mines in leaves. starting about mid-May.
Southern red Foliage dusty. Spray with Ovotran, Ara-
mite   mite, or Parathion.
Leaf blotch Small purplish spots seem No control known.
  to be due to environment.  
Hollyhock
Slugs Chew large holes in leaves. Use slug bait, or spray or
    dust with lead arsenate or
    DDT.
Japanese beetles Very fond of flowers. DDT dust.
Red spiders Leaves yellowing. Sulfur dust or Aramite
    spray.
Rust Orange red pustules on un- Dust with sulfur, starting
  derside of leaves and on very early; remove infected
  stalks. parts.
Honeysuckle
Aphids Almost always clustered Nicotine-soap or other con-
  thickly on young tips. tact insecticide.
Sawflies Green, spotted larvae de- Spray with DDT.
  foliate.  
HoRSECHESTNUT
Japanese beetles Leaves chewed to lace. DDT or lead arsenate
    spray.
Leaf blotch A fungus disease only seri- Copper sprays; not often
  ous in wet seasons; brown practical.
  leaf blotches.  
Leaf scorch Hot weather causes leaf Water very thoroughly.
  spots similar to blotch.  



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