Bird of Paradise Plant Sticky Spots
We have a well established bird of paradise plant [Strelitzia] in our conservatory; however, the leaves are exuding a white sticky substance. They look like spots of furry mold but are sticky to touch. What is causing them and how do we treat them?
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It sounds like you have mealybugs. This article will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/mealybugs-white-residue-on-plants-leaves.htm