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May 1, 2018 6:58 PM CST
Lynnwood, Washington
I have been having fun growing a Wandering Jew start off of a friend's plant. After a week or two I have noticed at least a few aphids hanging out on the new growth closest to the window. Any suggestions on what to do? I just made a mixture of one part alcohol, one and a half parts water and a pinch of cayenne pepper and sprayed it on. I read that the don't fly, so hopefully there's no worry of them spreading to my other plants? Thanks for any advice!
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May 1, 2018 7:01 PM CST
Name: Daisy I
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
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I hope you rinsed that off! Next time, rinse them off with soapy water. If you have a big infestation, grab the insecticidal soap.
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May 2, 2018 6:30 AM CST
Name: Christine
NY zone 5a
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Check all your other plants too !!!
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