1. Azalea Lace Bugs

    Azalea lace bugs can often go undetected until the plants they attack show severe damage. They feed on the underside of the leaf by piercing and then sucking the sap out of the plant. This inhibits the azalea’s ability to produce food and also causes it to be more vulnerable to damage from other insects or even diseases. Reoccuring infestations can even cause the azalea to die. The bugs lay thei…Read More

  2. Azalea Lace Bugs

    Spring has arrived, and now is the perfect time to inspect your Atlanta ornamentals for signs of azalea lace bug damage.  Lace bugs overwinter as eggs, or lie dormant during the cool temperatures and hatch during the spring.  Lace bugs are minute insects, approximately 1/8 of an inch long, with clear cells forming a lace like pattern on the adult wings, hence their name “lace bug”.  Azale…Read More