The Q&A Archives: Controlling Aphids on Mandevilla

Question: How can I get rid of aphids on mandevillas without hurting the flowers and leaves? Art Hawley New Orleans, LA

Answer: There are many homemade remedies that can work to kill or repel aphids. With any of these remedies, test the spray first on a portion of the plant to make sure the plant doesn't suffer damage. Some suggestions are: soapy water sprays; a spray made from 1 part mint to 4 parts water, steeped and filtered; a spray made from garlic or green onions steeped in water and filtered. Safer Insecticidal Soap is another choice, this one commercially available From Gardens Alive company in Lawrenceburg, Indiana(812)537-8650.

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