Re: Jasmine plant disease?

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Posted by Newt on April 29, 2003 at 00:49:16:

In Reply to: Jasmine plant disease? posted by Lorna Govier on April 22, 2003 at 04:23:13:

: Hi,

: I bought a jasmine plant about a year ago. A few months after, its leaves became sticky and a white sticky fuzz was visible in the pot and where the leaves met the stem. Soon after my gardenia began to have the same symptoms. I don't know what this is. I haven't seen any bugs in the pot or on the plant. The plants are still alive but could look better. Is there anything I can do to get rid of this fuzz?

: Thanks,

: Lorna

Hi Lorna,

Sounds like mealy bugs. Try this site.

http://www.agnr.umd.edu/users/hgic/diagn/

For environmentally friendly remedies take a look here.

www.gardensalive.com

Good luck,
Newt

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