Fuchsia Plants

Insects on My Fuschia


davewalsh29 added on March 27, 2018 | Answered

Hi there. I've been growing cuttings of my mother's fuschia and they were doing great and just started flowering. I started putting them out to aclimatise to outside but now I've noticed they are dropping leaves and looks like they have insects on them. After a bit of research i think they are thripes? Can you confirm from the pics, and if so, how do i control them. I really don't want to lose the plant. Thanks. Dave


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BushDoctor
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Answered on March 28, 2018

That, actually, looks like the remains from aphids! These can be controlled very easily. Neem oil is one easy way to do so, but there are many, many others as well. This collection of articles will give you more information on how to make your own insecticides, along with much more useful information: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/special/organic/

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