Kill aphids - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by mroque
March 21, 2007
Is there some spray we can buy to kill aphids on plants?

Answer from NGA
March 21, 2007
What you use really depends upon which plants you're growing because some are sensitive to specific sprays (be sure to read the label to make sure your plants are listed). I have great results with Safer's Insecticidal Soap. It works immediately on aphids and if I'm spraying on an especially sensitive plant such as hibiscus or fuchsia, I rinse the plant with plain water about 10 minutes after spraying.

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