scales - Knowledgebase Question

hamden, Co
Question by johncopela
March 7, 2010
how to get rid of


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Answer from NGA
March 7, 2010

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The answer depends upon the plant. Houseplant scales can be controlled by dabbing each one with a Q-Tip dipped in rubbing alcohol. Outdoor plants can be treated with horticultural oil which will suffocate the pests. But not all plants will tolerate a coating of horticultural oil so be sure to read the label. Plants it is safe to use on will be listed on the product label.

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