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Q.Sunflower Pest

Anonymous added on June 27, 2011 | Answered

There are tiny black bugs eating the leaves of my sunflowers. Soap and water 2-3x/day isn’t working. What type of bug could it be and how do I repel/remove them?

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Answered on June 28, 2011

Here is an article that you may find helpful: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/sunflower/sunflower-problems.htm

You could try neem oil. It's effective on most insect pests but safe for beneficial insects. Here is more information: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/pesticides/neem-oil-uses.htm

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