kenb
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Lady bugs?

are they bad for the trees? at least for mine? Juniper and Chinese elm.

arboricola
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Lady bugs are the good guys. Are they red with blacks spots? If so, leave them be.

Phil...

kenb
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actually they are yellowish orange with black spots.. but definately lady bugs. are those ok too?

arboricola
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[img]https://i39.photobucket.com/albums/e188/coloradus/hcadult.jpg[/img]

If they look like this, then leave them be. Only good will come of it..

Phil...

kenb
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yep.. exactly..

what good do they do for the trees? :?

arboricola
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They eat soft bodied insects. Aphids being a favorite.

kenb
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sweet!!

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