Houseplant Pest Control

Scales


Anonymous added on February 1, 2017 | Answered

After getting rid of a plant that has been infested with scales, can I keep the soil mix that housed the plant?


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Downtoearthdigs
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on February 1, 2017

Though it is possible to sterilize the soil, I really recommend starting with a new, good quality potting soil.

Here are some links to help you.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/soil-fertilizers/sterilizing-soil.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/soil-fertilizers/types-of-potting-soil.htm

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