Aloe Vera Plants

Sticky Brown Bugs on Aloe Vera


ed added on April 17, 2012 | Answered

I have an aloe vera plant, and it seems to have brown, flat sticky bugs that suck on the plant and then it kills that leaf. How do I get rid of them?


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Nikki
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on April 18, 2012

It could be scale. We recommend treating these kinds pest with neem oil. It is safe for humans and animals but is very effective against most destructive plant pests. Here is more information on both neem oil and scale: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/pesticides/neem-oil-uses.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/scale-bug-how-to-control-plant-scale.htm

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