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my drosera has aphids

Posted by thespirals 10a CA (My Page) on
Thu, Oct 23, 08 at 16:55

the aphids are all over the center of the plant where all the new growth comes from. how do i solve this problem without hurting the plant?

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RE: my drosera has aphids

Spray it with a decent rose and flower spray. Ortho, Bayer for example. Follow label directions.

RE: my drosera has aphids

And if you'd like to avoid the insecticides, the easy, safe, cheap alternative is putting affected pots in a tall plastic container, overfilled with water, for a couple days. The aphids drown and float. The plants look like "drowned rats" for a week or so but grow new leaves. I am 4 for 4 with this approach. Life goes on!

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