Return to the Plumeria Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
Putting plumerias to bed for the winter

Posted by hita none (My Page) on
Tue, Oct 2, 12 at 10:17

My plumerias been out all summer, what's the best pesticide to spray on them before I put them to sleep for the winter?.


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: Putting plumerias to bed for the winter

  • Posted by mksmth oklahoma 7a (My Page) on
    Tue, Oct 2, 12 at 10:59

Are you having pest issues or just wanting to prevent them?

Once the leaves drop or you remove them there really isnt much for pests to mess with. If you do get some, treating is easy without leaves.

Mine will go in the greenhouse and I plan to spray all my plants with neem every few days prior to them coming in. Ill still get spider mites but Neem knocks em down pretty quick.

mike


 o
RE: Putting plumerias to bed for the winter

I trim all leaves, spray with Bayer 3n1. Let them sit for a day then move them in the house.


 o
RE: Putting plumerias to bed for the winter

Right now I use Neem oil. Mostly because I have a bottle of concentrate and a pump sprayer to make short work of it. But I have used both at various points with good results. Also used a granular treatment for ants in conjunction with them.


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Plumeria Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Please review our Rules of Play before posting.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here