Asked on Dec 31, 2011
Are these bugs on my camelias or a disease?
I was outside with the dogs this morning and just happened to look at my camelias. They are covered with little white things. Are these aphids or some kind of bug or disease? The white things are under the leaves and the tops of the leaves are turning brown. Shouldn't bugs be dead this time of year? Should I treat it with a spray or something? I have read that soap, like Dr. Bronner, can help but it's so cold in the mornings. Isn't it dangerous to do it this time of year? Also, I've got big buds all over the plants. I don't want to damage them. Help please.