Fuchsia Plants
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fuchsia gallmite

Zone Eastbourne | Anonymous added on July 20, 2018 | Answered

I live in Eastbourne and my fuchsia's have been decimated with gall mite I have been advised to spray with a Westlands insecticide but this is fatal for bees as well, I have destroyed a lot of my plants, is there an insecticide I can use that is environmentally friendly

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drtreelove
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Answered on July 20, 2018

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/fuchsia/controlling-fuchsia-gall-mites.htm

After you have pruned out the affected foliage as suggested in the article, you can start a preventive program with 70% neem oil and/or insecticidal soap.

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