Above: The effects of Whitefly on an untreated ficus hedge
Below: Heavy "leaf drop" from a large Ficus tree
If they are...
You likely have the Ficus Whitefly, Singhiella simplex or the Gumbo Limbo Whitefly Aleurdicus rgioperculatus
Please utilize the information on this website to educate yourself about the needs to control these damaging pests and to ensure the survival of your ficus hedges,Ficus trees, and now many other varieties of South Florida Trees
Continue reading to find helpful links to other sources of whitefly information, but click below to see a Channel 4 report on the ficus whitefly.