Houseplant Pest Control

Using Miticide

epetrie396 added on September 14, 2016 | Answered

I have a rubber plant in my house. After reading up on this plant, I see that they are susceptible to spider mites. Can I use a miticide as a preventative before spider mites appear?

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Answered on September 15, 2016

Spider mites are incredibly tiny, almost invisible to the naked eye. Using a miticide on your plant may be a good preventative if your concerned there may be an infestation.
Here is an article on miticdes and how to choose the right one for your plant;

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