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Old May 19th, 2009, 06:58 AM
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Cherry Tree bug

Hi, I live in NYC and I have a cherry tree about 8 feet tall, the new leaves at the end of the branches are infested with a black bug. See atached picture. It curls up the leaves. I noticed it last fall, but now they are back. Does anybody know of a non-toxic way I can get rid of them?
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Old May 19th, 2009, 08:27 AM
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Re: Cherry Tree bug

They might be black aphids, use soapy water, the soap coats there bodies and they sufficate.
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Old May 19th, 2009, 08:47 AM
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Re: Cherry Tree bug

Thank you. I will give it a try.
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