Scale Insects: How to Kill, Control, and Prevent These Pests
Mar 02, 2019·If you find a single branch of a tree or bush that is infested with scale, carefully prune it away and get rid of it before they can spread. Spray down the plant thoroughly with oil sprays finish the job. Finally, ants farm soft scale insects. Honeydew, the sticky, sweet secretion that soft scales exude, is a favorite food of some species of ants.