Monday, July 5, 2010


Back in December, my girlfriend and I purchased a home in Hollywood Hills, FL. I was pretty excited to find out that we had a huge lychee tree in the back yard, and that it was a great fruit producer. Unfortunately, we had a bad infestation of a Syrian "leaf notcher" weevil which almost devastated the leaves and blooms. (You can see the leaves are almost destroyed). After looking on the internet for several days, we came to the conclusion that not much was available to destroy these pests. Luckily though, those bugs missed a couple of blooms, and we got to try a few lychee fruits from the tree. Wooohooo!!! Now, if we can just get this tree fixed up for next summers crop...................and hopefully get more than a handful of these great little fruits.

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