Plumeria forum: Attack of the aphids

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Name: Lucky
Sacramento CA (Zone 9b)
Dec 3, 2015 5:59 AM CST
Just when you thought everything is OK, it comes when you least expect it.

Is it ok for me to use neem oil?
I have some 100% cold pressed neem oil that I can mix with some water and soap to spray.

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Lucky Patrick
Name: Hetty
Sunny Naples, Florida (Zone 10a)
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Dec 3, 2015 6:03 AM CST


Personally at this time of year I would just remove the affected leaves and give the plant a good wash; then keep an eye out for them in the future.
Name: Lucky
Sacramento CA (Zone 9b)
Dec 3, 2015 6:06 AM CST
Yeah, that sounds like a better idea. But still need to protect the ones with the inflos

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Lucky Patrick
Name: Gigi
Florida (Zone 9a)
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Dec 3, 2015 11:28 AM CST
The inflo will continue to grow and bloom even with less or no leaves Thumbs up
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