Hibiscus problems - Knowledgebase Question

Punta Gorda, Fl
Question by mjc1030
August 1, 2010
Something is eating my hibiscus plant - it is a green bug and some of the leaves have a litle white on them. Not sure what to spray - not sure if its aphids and/or something else. Help needed in Punta Gorda, Florida. Thank you


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Answer from NGA
August 1, 2010

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Aphids generally congregate on the new growth and especially love feeding on unopened leaf and flower buds. If this is what you're seeing, Insecticidal soap will control them -or you can simply wash them off with a strong stream of water from the hose. Hope this takes care of the critters!

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