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Posted by heatherrae 9b (My Page) on
Thu, Jul 6, 06 at 9:26

I just moved to Florida and have many plants in my yard and landscape that I want to learn to care for. I have two very pretty hibiscus that have the most enormous grasshoppers on them. I swear these grasshoppers are nearly 2 inches long! I don't see any damage to the hibiscus. Are these harmful? Do I need to go pick them off? Is there an environmentally friendly way to get rid of them and not have them return?

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RE: grasshoppers

I have those grasshoppers that are large like that to and they do damage to my hibiscus and other plants.I have to spray mine.I use a product(can't think of the name)from Lowes,its Bayers something.Suppose to last for 30 days.I does pretty good.Good luck.Debbie

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