Lemon Trees

bugs on a small lemon tree

Zone 10583 | Ari Sternberg added on January 18, 2018 | Answered

good morning i have a lemon tree in a pot, currently inside the house recently i noticed tens of small bugs in the soil and also flying around the tree i do not see and damage to the leaves the bugs do not go to the other plans in the room, just stay with the lemon tree i attached a picture of one of the bugs any suggestion on how to get rid of them thank you Ari

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Answered on January 19, 2018

There are actually a couple of different insects that I see. If they seem to be doing any harm to the tree then I would recommend spraying with neem oil. After, you can drop a few drops of rosemary oil in the water the next time that you water them. This will help.

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