Houseplant Pest Control
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croton and bougainvillea plants

Zone 23601 | juliecompton added on January 9, 2016 | Answered

Both plants were brought in from outside recently. Now both have small spider webs and tiny black spots on the leaves. How do I get rid of the insects?

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Downtoearthdigs
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on January 10, 2016

It's always a good idea to wash the leaves of plants when they are brought in from outdoors to indoors.
A treatment of Neem Oil will take care of most insects or fungus issues.
Neem Oil is safe for people and pets.
Here is a link with more information.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/pesticides/neem-oil-uses.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/hpgen/acclimate-plants-indoors-winter.htm

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