I decided to buy a coconut palm from my local supermarket (rookie mistake) for the first time, as I thought I could give it a new home and it would make a lovely addition to all the other house plants I have.
When I got home I realised there was lots of little white spots on the back of some leaves (which I cleared most when I got back spraying with water and a bit of soap). I have other houseplants that are doing amazing and I dont want them to get infected.
Can someone let me know what these insects are and how I can get rid of them - I have currently placed the coconut palm away from all other plants in "quarantine" until I can get rid of these.
FYI when I took the plant home, an earwig climbed out of the bottom of the pot and I have since noticed fungus gnats on the soil too.Is there a way that I can get rid of all of these without killing the plant?