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Q.Calla Lilie infested with bugs and ants in soil

Zone Richmond, Ca | Marjorie added on July 14, 2017 | Answered

Hello, I just noticed that my outdoor calla lilies are have little black bugs in the stem. I also noticed that when I water it, a lot of ants crawl out from the soil.
How can I get rid of these bugs without harming my plants

Thanks in advance

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Answered on July 16, 2017

I would wash the plant with a good stream of water. Outdoors or in the sink you can do this.
The ants are likely drawn to Honeydew; which is the residue from pests.
Then treat the plant with Neem Oil.

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