Spider mite infested palms

darin burleigh at tcg.anl.gov
Thu Nov 16 20:41:26 EST 1995

In article <Nick.Dondo-1611951140550001 at slip-1-5.ots.utexas.edu>,
Nick.Dondo at mail.utexas.edu (Nicolas F. Arredondo) wrote:

> I've got an areca palm and a king palm that are both
> infested with (what I believe to be) spider mites.
> I've been told by others that I should just write the
> plants off, as these are particularly nasty pests.
> Is there anything that I can do to try to save them?
> The king palm is pretty well covered, but the areca
> still seems relatively free of the buggers.  I've
> separated them, but it may be too late.
> If anyone knows of anything that they've used successfully
> I would greatly appreciate the advice. Please email.
> Thanks,
> Nick

how big is it? my grandmother says washing plants with soapy
water usually works. 
burleigh at tcg.anl.gov
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