Black Olive sap sucker/borer issue, non bonsai

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Yamadori
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A friend of mine in the Lake Worth area of Florida is having an issue with the above mentioned bug on their Black Olive garden tree. What if any pesticides would be safe to use this species? I am waiting for pictures which should come tomorrow, showing the damage. I thought I would go ahead and get a jump on information for her. Also any questions I might need to know such as age etc?
 

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I would use a systemic. That seems to work best for landscape trees/shrubs with borer issues. I use diazanon crystals for borers here, but it can be difficult to find. good luck.
 

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Thank you Judy. I passed the suggestion on to my friend and also recommended they consult a 'tree doctor'.
 
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