Money Plants

What Is This White Stuff on My Money Plant?


victorchoo added on January 29, 2016 | Answered

The plant used to be excellent shape and one day upon reading that used coffee powder is a good natural fertilizer, I put in some. That used coffee powder started to grow fungus and my problems started since. The Money plant started to not do well and I started having this white stuff on the plant. Sections of the plant started dying while other sections sprouted and grew. I have been clearing dead leaves and some sections of the stem dies, while the other sections along the same stem is alive and growing new leaves. It's all so confusing.


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Downtoearthdigs
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on January 29, 2016

This appears to be a Scale infestation.
It can take a bit of work to rid your plant of this insect, but here is a link with several suggestions.
Neem Oil is a good treatment, as it is safe for people and pets.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/insects/control-plant-scale.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/pesticides/neem-oil-uses.htm

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