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Q.Hellebores infected with whatever these are mealy bugs?

Zone 83607 | Anonymous added on July 14, 2020 | Answered

All my Hellebores have this sticky and these white whatever they are. Please advise what it is and how to get rid of these.

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Answered on July 15, 2020

Hellebores are generally not too susceptible to bug infestation. It's a little hard to tell from the photo but I would suspect aphids. However, mealybugs can sometimes be a problem.

So here are a couple of articles that address both aphid and mealybug issues on hellebores:



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