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How to deny ants from climbing orange tree

 
sonny gonza
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I have a orange tree infested with mealybugs and scale. my plan is to plant flowers that attract natural enemies of these pests, but ants are protecting them. so, how do Permies go about denying ants accessing trees?
 
Eric Thompson
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Tanglefoot or other sticky goo around the trunk
 
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