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May 30, 2016 6:34 PM CST
Put predatory mites on plant 3 weeks ago and now my poor plumeria looks worse than ever and over run with mites.
All suggestions welcome.
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Name: Elaine
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May 30, 2016 8:12 PM CST
If you can just rinse it off thoroughly with water, either in the sink with the sprayer, or in the shower that will help a lot. Use tepid, not cold water. Rinse tops and undersides of the leaves, all the stems, and the soil surface, plus the pot, too.

Do this once a week or so, and the mites will stay away. Here, once the rainy season kicks in we never see a mite until autumn.

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Name: Ken Ramsey
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May 30, 2016 8:17 PM CST
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