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Aphids can cause distortion of the new growth. The leaves may be covered with sticky honeydew. Use sprays of rotenone, malathion or Sevin. The insects can also be dislodged with high pressure water sprays from the garden hose.

A leaf miner causes tan blotches on the leaves. No chemical control is listed. Insects feeding in the leaves can be crushed by hand.

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