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Q.Why Are My Birds Of Paradise Blooms Looking Like This? Is This Normal Or Must I Take Action?

Zone Portugal | Anonymous added on February 24, 2023 | Answered

never noticed this problem in past years and seems like plant is trying to bloom but ants and others not allowing it to.

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Answered on February 27, 2023

It looks like aphids have moved in. They produce a sticky substance called honeydew that attracts ants. You can spray with water first to remove as much as possible. Then spray with an insecticidal soap or Neem oil.




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