How to protect plants from pests room
Even experienced lovers of houseplants, which for many years involved in breeding colors, face pests. Parasites are extremely dangerous in winter, when the plants are weakened by the absence of sufficient sunlight and dry air.
Instruction on how to protect house plants from pests
Pests appear together with a new flower that is already infected, or insects, which remain in the apartment. Get rid of the parasites need immediately, as soon as notice of their appearance, otherwise the plant may die.
Patient flower to be separated from other plants to prevent further infection. Remove all the leaves and shoots are affected by pests. The place where the plant is also necessary to wash and disinfect, to no parasites remained.
Potted flowers can attack aphids, it settles on the bottom of the shoots of the upper leaves, stalks and buds on. Insect bleeds, thereby causing deformation, twisting, occurrence of white areas, stunted. On pest waste products arises sooty fungus also infects plants.
From aphids are more likely to suffer bulbous culture, clove, rose, fuchsia, Araceae. If you'll notice the infection and destroy it, you can not use chemicals. But if the parasites are still left, you will be "Fitoferm", "Boom", "Intavir" and "Neoron". For the prevention of plant diseases can be washed with soap.
In winter, due to the artificial space heating air is dry, and it is the best breeding ground for mite. If you notice a thin cobweb on the underside of the leaf, begin the fight against the parasite. You need to increase the humidity: be placed on the cup with water radiators, spray the plants with warm water. Avoid fertilizing flowers nitrogenous fertilizers.
If the leaves of the plants were whitish spots, and by shaking the small fly flies, these are signs of defeat whitefly. They suffer from it mostly poinsettia and hibiscus. To get rid of the parasite, limit watering and fertilize flowers hang around Velcro plant from flies. Remove the eggs and larvae of insects, spray the leaves of garlic extract.
The scales on the plants, which are separated with great difficulty, are a sign of the defeat of scale insects. Pests need to be removed from the room colors with a brush, it is possible to pre-treat insect alcohol or kerosene, they are easier to separate. After purification plant should wash with warm soapy water or a solution of tobacco. Special chemicals from scale insects is not, therefore, use a broad-spectrum action to protect potted plants from insect pests.
If infected flower thrips, it is deformed and covered with light spots, it slows down development, and the leaves wither. From this parasite will help you get rid of blue sticky traps and shower. You can use chemical means of protection from aphids, treatment should be repeated every eight days, but not more than five times.
Chrysanthemums, primroses and daisies are often attacked by larvae of the moth-miner. These pests burrow long tunnels inside flowers, denying access to nutrients. Seeing such a hole, crush the insect or pierce it with a pin. Near the plant need to hang yellow sticky tape.