Gardenia Plants

Insect Infestation

Anonymous added on August 7, 2011 | Answered

I just noticed today that my gardenia 'tree' has masses of white 'something' at the base of where the new buds are ready to open. Any solution?

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Answered on August 8, 2011

It sounds as if your gardenia may be infected by mealy bugs. Here is an article that you may find helpful:

You should try using neem oil. It is effective and safe to use. Here is more information:

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