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How to cure hibiscus plant

Zone Bilaspur(C.G.) | nikhil12273 added on May 19, 2015 | Answered

How to cure hibiscus plant from dying by white powder like spores? Three years ago I planted some Hibiscus plant of different colour through stem grafting. All plant became alive and grew properly and became shrubs, flowering - but some white powder like creature spread all over the plant and leaves went yellow. Please help.

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shelley
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Answered on May 19, 2015

This could be caused by a few things. It could be powdery mildew (which hibiscus are susceptible to) or a mealy bug infestation. I have included links below which will provide you with more information and a course of treatment:

Powdery mildew:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/disease/powdery-mildew-homemade-and-organic-remedies.htm

Mealy Bugs:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/insects/mealybugs-control.htm

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