Insect Pest Control
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Spider mites and their droppings

Zone 92677 | Anonymous added on September 3, 2019 | Answered

I think my plants have spider mites, but I am not sure. Do they leave black droppings? Thank you. Chrystine

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GKH_Susan
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Answered on September 8, 2019

Normally the webs are the tell-tale sign. Shaking the plant over a white piece of paper will show black specs. Here are treatments for spider mites:

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/insects/spider-mite-treatment.htm

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