Schefflera Plants
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aphid removal on houseplants

Zone 7 | Sabrina added on January 16, 2012 | Answered

Have aphids on dwarf Schefflera and need to get rid of them before they start munching on my other plants.

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Nikki
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Answered on January 17, 2012

I would first wash it off. Placing the plant in the shower works well for whole plant cleaning. Then you can treat the plant with neem oil to get rid of the aphids. Here is more information on neem oil: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/pesticides/neem-oil-uses.htm

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