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Q.white stuff on Xmas cactus

Zone 95819 | bajaowl added on April 16, 2017 | Answered

Every year I get white stuff growing on the joints of the xmas cactus. It mostly goes away if I move it to a different location and cut it back. What is it, and can I get rid of it permanently?

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Answered on April 16, 2017

Your Christmas cactus may have a mealybug or other scale bug infestation. Please see this article for more information and control methods:

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