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“Stuff” on Hibiscus Leaves

Our hibiscus plant always has a grainy substance on the leaves. Hosing down doesn’t help. I have to rub with water very heavily to remove this ugly stuff.


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#1 Comment By Nikki On 02/24/2014 @ 11:34 pm

It could be scale, or some other type of insect pest. We recommend spraying neem oil to treat them. Here is information on scale and neem oil: [1], [2]


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