Insect Pest Control
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What are these insects I’ve just found on my plant?

Zone L258RE | e.veo added on June 29, 2019 | Answered

These insects have ants crawling on them.

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BushDoctor
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Answered on June 29, 2019

Those are aphids. Ants keep them as "pets" to farm the sweet sap they produce.

This article will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/insects/homemade-aphid-control.htm

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