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Subject: Aphids
From: Hare, Gareth
Date: May 11 2017 12:06:12
Dear Hive, this morning I visited a Norway Maple with a house and drive in 
close proximity. The drive and cars thereon are covered in aphid excretions 
to the extent that the windows won't open and I'm advised that it may have an 
adverse effect on the paintwork.

In any case, works to reduce the growth over the drive are impractical 
without effectively destroying the tree. The tree is TPO'd and extremely 

Have any of you any experience with controlling aphids in such a situation? 
Any experiences or advice gratefully received.



Gareth D Hare
Arboricultural Officer
Lichfield District Council

District Council House, Frog Lane, Lichfield, Staffordshire WS13 6YZ
T: 01543 XXXXXX

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