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Mealybug HELP!

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Re: Mealybug HELP!

Postby Pilif » Tue Jun 05, 2012 8:01 pm

a) get poison that works against mealies, preferably a systemic insecticide (i.e.: an insecticide that has to be taken up by the plants (via the roots). Mealies suck out the plants juices so they'll also eat the poison that way.).
b) poison plants as instructed by your insecticide.
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Re: Mealybug HELP!

Postby majcka » Tue Jun 05, 2012 8:14 pm

You can allways use this:
majcka wrote:A hommade thing with water, soap and cigarette. It goes like that:

1 liter of water
1 cigarete tobaco
drop of liquide soap.

Mix all of that and live for a week. Then you can water your cacti with it or if you filtrate it you can spray them.

No other poison needed. And it's growing season, so you can do it avery week or two.

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