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Protect your plants from azalea lace bugs

| Staff Reporters
While the azalea blooms are beautiful, it’s hard to remember what the leaves looked like last summer. But, if you look carefully, you may see some off-colored, bleached out leaves. Those are from a piercing-sucking insect, the azalea lace bug or Stephanitis pyrioides.
This photograph shows the adult azalea lace bug and the damage it can cause from its feeding.


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