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White sticky webbing around base of buds – Gardenia

We have a consistent problem with our gardenias in the house in winter. We get a white sticky webbing around base of buds. We have been told it is white fly and sprayed it with Sevin. It does not really work. Any thoughts? Thanks.

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#1 Comment By Nikki On 02/17/2012 @ 7:26 am

This is more likely due to spider mites rather than white fly and can be treated with neem oil. These articles will help: [1]

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