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Q.Small Midges

e.zipzer added on November 5, 2021 | Answered

I have small black midges on my peace lily, how do I get rid of them, do not want to lose it as bought for me when my husband passed away this year. Any help please

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Answered on November 7, 2021

I'm wondering if the bugs are fungus gnats, which look like tiny mosquitoes. They usually show up as a result of too moist soil. If you let the soil dry out between waterings they should disappear.

These articles should help:

If you don't think it is fungus gnats, try spraying the leaves with Neem oil. They could be aphids.

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