Schefflera Plants
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Yellow leaves on scheffelia plant

Zone New Bloomfield MO | Anonymous added on August 30, 2017 | Answered

How can I fix this problem. I think it has mites. There is red on the bottom of the leaves.

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on August 31, 2017

This does look like mite damage. The simplest way to control spider mites is simply washing them off plant leaves with a hose, and/or spraying the leaves down with a few drops of dish soap in a spray bottle of water. These articles have other treatment options:

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/schefflera/schefflera-plant-care.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/insects/spider-mite-treatment.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/insects/spider-mite-control.htm

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