Magnolia scale

Asked November 3, 2018, 1:59 PM EDT

My 15 year old Magnolia Tree looks like it has magnolia scale. It has scale pods up and down most of the branches. I noticed it in July when it was loaded with bees, wasps and flies and honeydew showered down from the branches. It is now Nov. 3rd and the leaves are down and the bark and branches are a dark gray. It looks sick and I'd like to know what I can do for it. Thank You tggads@gmail.com

Hennepin County Minnesota

This Question is Waiting for an eXtension Answer

What's an eXtension Answer? Your questions are answered by Cooperative Extension and University staff and volunteers from across the United States. That means the answer given here will be objective, research-based and credible.