To find out more about any of the above pests just click on their image for detailed information about these specific White FlyWhite Fly If you didn’t know it, whiteflies are a serious issue throughout all of South Florida. Gumbo, limbo trees, ficus, palms, and other plants can be damaged by whiteflies. It is crucial to call Arrest A Pest, because only a professional can properly determine and treat a whitefly infestation. We at Arrest A Pest has all of the necessary equipment to make sure your plants stay healthy. Whiteflies are very tiny, and located mostly underneath leaves. They are known for their production of honeydew on leaves. Honeydew will kill the plants. They do this by creating fungal diseases that make them become very dry. Whitefly infestations grow rather quickly. Up to 400 eggs can be produced and cause a lot of damage once they hatch.Call a professional as soon as you sense you may have a whitefly problem. To identify a whitefly infestation:
- You will notice an influx of ants. They are attracted to the honeydew that the whiteflies produce.
- If you check, you can notice the large amount of white eggs underneath the leaves of your trees, plants, or bushes in your yard.
- Pesticides usually work. You need to spray as frequent as three times a day for it to be effective. However, A professional will have all of the proper equipment to eradicate the infestation.
- You can purchase and set up Whitefly traps (usually not as effective)