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Heeellp - Mealy bugs in coleus(indoor)

Posted by kris2001 6a - s.e.PA (My Page) on
Tue, Oct 13, 09 at 20:30

I use Promix seed soiless mix, since I had some fungus gnat issue. Now they are fine.Is promix sterile?

Now I see white mealybugs in some of my cuttings ... How do you kill them, pls advice.

tks... Kris

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RE: Heeellp - Mealy bugs in coleus(indoor)

Mealy Bugs are related to the scales but are a bit easier to dislodge with a sharp stream of water and that is where I would start. Many places suggest cotton swabs dipped in rubbing alcohol and many others suggest starting with some of the most toxic poison there are.

RE: Heeellp - Mealy bugs in coleus(indoor)

Can I immerse my cuttings in some sorta liquid - maybe vinegar for like 15 mins ,will it kill the generations (eggs, larvae etc)?

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