Hibiscus Plants

Organisms and Ants on Hibiscus Plant


Anonymous added on July 7, 2011 | Answered

My hibiscus has many organisms and ants. Need to know how to get rid of them. I clean them off every day with water, but they come right back the next day.


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Nikki
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Answered on July 7, 2011

The ants themselves are not a problem, but they are likely on the plant because of aphids. The aphids are a problem and can hurt teh plant. This article will help you: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/homemade-aphid-control-a-natural-way-to-kill-aphids.htm

Neem oil can help with treating for aphids and other pests, which will also ward off the ants. Here is more info: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/pesticides/neem-oil-uses.htm

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