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My hibiscus tree has tiny white bugs

Zone Chicago area | Lindaloucu66 added on June 19, 2014 | Answered

My hibiscus tree has tiny white bugs that fly off when I shake it but go right back on. I have also tried spraying it with Sevin but they just seem to keep coming back. They are eating the leaves.

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theficuswrangler
Answered on June 20, 2014

Sounds like you're being visited by the pernicious white fly. Learn more about combating the little beasts in this article: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/insects/whitefly-control.htm

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stevewsnc
Answered on June 20, 2014

Sounds like whiteflies to me. Hibiscus trees are onf of their favorite hosts. I would recommend spraying with a horticultural oil.Here is a good article. Good luck.

http://blog.al.com/living-press-register/2010/04/spray_away_whitefly_problem.html

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