In 2007 a NEW Pest invaded South Florida

Then in March of 2009 another NEW Pest appeared !

Whiteflies destroy trees, hedges and property! Whiteflies are among the many pests that are part of living in a subtropical climate.

whitefly3 (1)Since they first arrived, they have quickly multiplied and gone on to destroy so many expensive ficus, trees, palm trees, and ornamentals.

​Whitefly infestation also destroys property in the case of the Spiraling Whitefly- they deposit a sticky “goo” that turns to a blackish “mold”….covering patios, lawn furniture, sidewalks, even cars in your driveway!

Whiteflies are extremely destructive and hard for the average homeowner to treat themselves​.

We offer a FULL Service approach to treating all types of Whiteflies, including immediate destruction of visable pests, systemic root treatment to kill eggs and prevent future infestation, care and fertilization of affected hedges and trees that in most cases can save them and bring them back to life, and pressure cleaning to remove the “goo” and soot left behind.

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​Whiteflies are among the many pests that are part of living in a subtropical climate.

Since they first arrived, they have quickly multiplied and gone on to destroy so many expensive ficus, trees, palm trees, and ornamentals.

​Whitefly infestation also destroys property in the case of the Spiraling Whitefly- they deposit a sticky “goo” that turns to a blackish “mold”….covering patios, lawn furniture, sidewalks, even cars in your driveway!

Ficus (Fig) Whitefly

Summer of 2007: The first signs of the ficus whitefly ( Singhiella simplex) turned up in Miami-Dade County. Since then it has become common to index--element73see yellowing, thinning, and in some cases, nearly bare ficus hedges throughout South Florida. The ficus – long the favored and most used hedge, were left dead and barren!

This small and invasive whitefly attaches to the undeneath of the leaves, draining of them of their nutrients and leading to certain demise unless treatedt. Ficus trees, hedges and bushes are left brown and barren.

Signs include leaves that are yellow, have white spots and or have fallen in high numbers. Mature flies are a bit bigger than pinheads, easy to miss when sitting still. Try brushing your hand across an area of leaves to stir a bunch of flies, making them easier to notice.

Spiraling Whitefly

March of 2009: The Spiraling (Gumbo Limbo/Rugose) Whitefly.was first seen in Dade County (Homestead) in March of 2009 and moved north to Broward and Palm Beach in 2011.

index--element75They attack a wide variety of plants including Gumbo Limbo, Coconut Palms and many other Palm varities, Black Olive, Mango, Banana, Bird of Paradise, Hibiscus and dozens of other plants!

These Whiteflies are larger than the Ficus Whitefly already infesting Ficus hedges. The infestations can become extensive, and the honeydew produced by them can create a sticky, moldy mess beneath the infested plants. This black “sooty” mold damages patios, cars, pool decks, outdoor furniture and more!

The Spiraling Whitefly results in damage and a mess far beyond the trees and plants themselves

Look for : Brown, dead and dying leaves on a variety of plants and palm trees!

White spiral patterns : A white, waxy substance on the underside of leaves as they lay their eggs.

Sticky “Goo” or HoneyDew

Sooty Mold: A black, sooty mess wherever the Honeydew was deposited. Pool owners may also see dead whiteflies and residue in the pool itself! Pool water may turn green as the whiteflies affect the effectiveness of the chlorination!

Comprehensive treatment can save the life of most larger trees and plants.

AAA Call To ActionAnother Whitefly?

Yet another species of Whitefly, “Bondar’s Nesting” Whitefly was found in Broward County, and traced to the Caribbean! The good news is that so far this was quickly controlled and does not appear to cause the damage of Ficus and Spiraling Whiteflies! Remember, Whiteflies destroy trees, hedges and property!

Treatment Options For Whitefly

Topical Immediate Extermination

Immediate treatment of the affected ficus, hedges, trees to safely destroy these invasive pests

Systemic/Root Treatment

We inject treatment deep into the roots to kill eggs and prevent future infestation.

Ongoing Treatment, Restoration and Prevention as well as Lawn and Ornamental Care plus Pressure Cleaning
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We provide fertilization and care so that many ornamental’s and trees can be saved and brought back to health.

Pressure Cleaning is important to remove the “sticky” residue from the whiteflies and the resulting black “soot” from patios, sidewalks, roofs etc.

We offer affordable ongoing Lawn Care – Lawn cutting, fertilization and pest prevention so that you can enjoy your Florida Lifestyle in safety and comfort.