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Anonymous added on January 11, 2011 | Answered

I have two Gardenia potted plants in a screened in area in Florida. I believe it is infested with mealy bugs - little white, straight masses of them on the leaves. What is a good remedy?

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Nikki
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Answered on January 12, 2011

This article will help you with the mealy bugs:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/mealybugs-white-residue-on-plants-leaves.htm

We have recently started using neem oil on out plants here. It works very well with pests like this. You can learn more here:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/pesticides/neem-oil-uses.htm

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