Recognise mealybug

21st January 2021

Recognise mealybug

Mealybugs are another sap sucking insect, common on houseplants and in glasshouses, where they often cluster in inaccessible parts of plants. They produce a fluffy white wax which makes them hard to remove and protects them from insectide sprays. if the infestation isn't too bad you can try using hot water and a cotton bud to remove them.

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