Amaryllis Plants

Fruit Flies


dailyllama added on February 17, 2011 | Answered

How do I get rid of fruit flies which have taken up residence in my amaryllis planter/soil? Added: Thanks for the article on pests, Heather… Dailyllama (Patrick)


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Heather
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Answered on February 18, 2011

Treat the soil with neem oil. This will kill the eggs, larva and adults. It is not an instant kill solution. It takes a few days for the neem oil to work, but it is very effective. This article will have more information:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/pesticides/neem-oil-uses.htm

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