Fw: SCC Lerping

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Subject: Fw: SCC Lerping
From: "Ian Cowan" <>
Date: Sun, 27 Apr 1997 14:42:54 +1000
> From: Paul Fennell <>

> appear to be taking lerps of the leaves.  They are also pruning the tree
> dropping the cuttings all over the driveway.  Twigs and small branches
> nipped off and discarded.

SCCs "attack" the bloodwood (E. intermedia I think) in our garden north of
Cairns when the fruit are near maturity but still green.  They do
considerable pruning,  the ground becomes littered with leaves and twigs
and half eaten fruit.

Ian Cowan

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