Houseplant Pest Control
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scales

Zone sandimas,ca 91773 | 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
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    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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