Crape myrtle bark scale (CMBS) is a serious new threat to southern crape treated, crape myrtles that are heavily infested with CMBS become a landscape. The crapemyrtle on the left was treated to control crapemyrtle bark scale. The tree on the right is infested and shows reduced flowering. A closer. Crepe Myrtle Bark Scale is a relatively new nonnative scale that was first detected in the U.S. in Slowly over the last 13 years it has.
The crapemyrtle bark scale, drips honeydew, turns bark black, and This video shows homeowners how to treat the scale and make their trees. Crapemyrtle Bark Scale (let's call it CMBS) is a small insect that can be a difficult pest to control and it may take multiple years of treatment. Do not fear though, as it's easy to treat. Crape myrtles are a very hardy trees with lots of reserves, so it would take several seasons of bark scale.
OVERTON – The second year of survey data tracking crape myrtle bark scale has provided researchers information they believe will help. Step 1: Timing is essential when applying treatment to try to remove crape myrtle bark scale. The best times of the year to treat the insect is around the. The pest causing this damage is called Crepe Myrtle Bark Scale (CMBS). This treatment will give the tree at least twelve months of control. Be sure to water.