Hibiscus Plants
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Would you know what these are?

Zone NJ | Anonymous added on September 30, 2016 | Answered

Are these aphids? These orange things are growing on the branches of my hibiscus plant. How do I get rid of them? Thanks in advance for your help.

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on September 30, 2016

I was able to identify these as Red Tube Tailed Thrips.

Use Neem Oil to treat the plant. Retreat weekly until the issue is resolved.

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

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