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Gardenia plants

Beverly added on February 20, 2012 | Answered

What causes a perfectly healthy indoor plant that is full of buds to suddenly have the buds flop over and fall off?

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Nikki
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Answered on February 21, 2012

It sounds like you have thrips. This article will help with that:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/insects/controlling-thrips.htm

I would recommend using neem oil to treat them. We have found it to be effective against pests like this. Here is more information on that:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/pesticides/neem-oil-uses.htm

This article may also help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/gardenia/gardenia-flowers-gardenia-buds-falling-off-plant.htm

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