Woolly vine or currant scale
Woolly vine or currant scale has a wide range of woody hosts including grape vine, peach, nectarine, currants, gooseberry, pyracantha and mountain ash. Honeydew and sooty mould occur on heavily affected plants.
Scientific name Pulvinaria vitis
Plants affected A wide range including grape vine, peach, nectarine, currants, gooseberry and pyracantha
Main symptoms White egg masses, honeydew and sooty mould
Caused by Sap sucking scale insects
Timing Spring and summer
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