Document Type

Landscaping - Insects & Diseases

Publication Date



Euonymus scale, Unaspis euonymi (Comstock), is the most reported insect pest of euonymus, pachysandra and American bittersweet species in the Southeast. Other known host plants for this insect include hollies, camellia, twinberry, boxwood, Daphne, English ivy, hibiscus, jasmine, privet, honeysuckle, Pachistima and Prunus. Winged euonymus is usually free from this scale.

Publication Number

SP290-W 1M 6/03(Rev) E12-4615-00-035-03

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