Conifer aphids

Conifers can be affected by several species of aphid (greenfly, blackfly and related insects). Honeydew and sooty mould will often reveal their presence and conifer aphids can cause shoots to dieback.

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Cypress aphid with sooty mould

Quick facts

Common name Conifer aphids (various species)
Plants affected Various conifers
Main symptoms Honeydew and sooty mould, dieback
Caused by Aphids 
Timing All year

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