Aphids - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by thogangt70
July 1, 2010
How do I get rid of the aphids and the black soot on my Gardenias?

Answer from NGA
July 1, 2010
The sooty mold is caused by the aphid feeding so controlling the insects will stop the honeydew which causes the sooty mold. Insecticidal soap will control the aphids but you may need to make several applications. Just keep at it and eventually you?ll control those pests!

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