Sequoia/redwood (Sequoia)-Juniper scale

Carulaspis juniperi


Pest description and crop damage Scale covering is circular, white, and about 0.06 inch in diameter. Causes foliage to turn brown and twigs to die back.

Management-chemical control


Apply spray when scale crawlers begin to appear (usually early June) and repeat again 3 to 4 weeks later (early to mid-July).

For more information

Johnson, W.T. and H.H. Lyon (1991), Insects That Feed on Trees and Shrubs, 2nd ed., Cornell University Press (p. 106).