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How to Get Rid of Bugs on My Poinsettia Plants

pmather added on April 19, 2011 | Answered

I have white gnat-like bugs living on the underside of the leaves on my poinsettia plants. What are they, and how do I get rid of them without harming the plants?

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Nikki
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Answered on April 20, 2011

It could be whiteflies, though I am not positive. Nonetheless, I prefer treating these pests, and most others, with neem oil. It is very effective and safe. Here is more info: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/pesticides/neem-oil-uses.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/insects/whitefly-control.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/control-whiteflies-on-houseplants.htm

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