My Rose of Sharon Bushes have been covered with some fuzz and bugs.

Any idea what attacks Rose of Sharon bushes and what to do to get rid of them?
  4 answers
  • Rodger Tucker Rodger Tucker on Jun 08, 2017
    Depends on what they are really however..... Scatter / broadcast some "5% SEVIN Dust" . It will Safely take care of most any critter.

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    • Rodger Tucker Rodger Tucker on Jun 09, 2017
      I have also read that a mixture of dish soap & water will work too.(as a spray)

  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Jun 08, 2017
    Spray them down with a fungicide.There are many reasons,insects,weather being crazy,improper watering,

    • Nonie Nonie on Jun 08, 2017
      Thanks for the suggestion. I looked online and identified the infestation as Aphids. I totally sprayed my bushes with a mixture of lemon dish soap, listerine and water. The Listerine should act as a fungicide which I have used on other issues and worked exceptionally to save a pear tree. Have been taking care of these bushes for the past 37 years and never had this issue before. I thought Rose of Sharon bushes were the hardiest things ever. Thanks again.

  • Bob Clifton Bob Clifton on Jun 08, 2017
    spray with watered down milk 50%

  • Ell14409386 Ell14409386 on Jun 09, 2017
    Good Luck! It killed mine-given to me by a now deceased lovely friend. I miss her and it.
    Ellen T.