My pine tree is heavily infested with some kind of white stuff. It looks like some kind of scales or white powder that is covering all the pine needles. Anyone know how to deal with this without cutting down the tree?

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  • post a closeup picture of the issue, it could be a type of scale or insect
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    May 7, 2013 at 16:44

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This time of year, are you sure it's not pollen? The pines here just released massive clouds of the stuff. If you brush against them, you end up choking on the stuff.

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