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Identify please

Posted by Digginlife 6nyc (My Page) on
Fri, Nov 22, 13 at 11:32

What is this in my dracaena houseplant? Eggs? Not sure if its related but I found a worm(im guessing hornworm) on a pepper plant i brought inside.The pepper plant was next to my dracaena. Any ideas? thanks Kristen


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RE: Identify please

osmacote or generic time release fert pellets???

some lack of focus ... either the pic.. or me..

ken

This post was edited by ken_adrian on Fri, Nov 22, 13 at 13:00


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Ken its actually smaller than fertilizer pellets but bigger than sand about the size of poppy seeds ..... and kinda in groupings sorry hard to focus but heres another pic with a penny

This post was edited by Digginlife on Fri, Nov 22, 13 at 13:39


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Looks like tiny new born mushrooms to me. Wait a couple of days and take another picture.?


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Don't assume all fertilisers are the size of osmocote. They come in different granular dimensions. Prilled urea can be as tiny as one milimeter.


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If fertilizer, the individual "balls" will be brittle.
If mushrooms, or a slime mold, they will be soft, perhaps squishy.

Neither is a problem.


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They may not be brittle, because they are hygroscopic, and a prill can be quite gelatinous when pumped up with water. I've squished them like zits. LOL


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