Epiphyllum Plants
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Epiphyllum

Zone Gray LA 70359 | Debbie G added on May 24, 2017 | Answered

My epiphyllum is in a small pot on covered screen enclosed patio. I am getting ready to transfer to a hanging pot. However I came home after 3 days away & something has apparently been eating it. There are wholes in the leaf and also chunks out of the side of the leaves. Have looked and can't find anything that could be eating it. What should I do?

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DLarum
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Answered on May 25, 2017

You can make a homemade pest repellent with 1 part dawn dish soap, 1 part mouth wash and 4 parts water. Spray this on all the foliage but keep it out of direct sunlight for 24hrs.

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