bugs help!!

Steve Gordon stevegordon at freeuk.com
Sun Dec 5 10:18:35 EST 1999


You can use good old fashioned Malathion or an insecticidal soap if they are
aphids,
it will do no more harm
to your Drosera other than make it look unsightly for a few days.

Steve.


<etsang at my-deja.com> wrote in message news:82c081$eet$1 at nnrp1.deja.com...
> I think they are aphids, not sure. when I squash them they are very
> juicy. they are the long leaf drosera (sp?). (those ones has lone
> leaves  with red hair on leaves, a lot of sugary "sundew" form on those
> hairs.) I know some people called it sundew or octupus plants.
> It is very alive,and is getting some purpple flowers out........
> Everythign is good except those bugs sucking on it.
>
> In article <38483637 at grissom>,
>   "haig" <haig at powerup.com.au> wrote:
> > Years ago when I had Drosera spp sometimes the insects stuck on the
> leaf
> > glands would get fungus on them and they would look grey and black
> and white
> > depending on the fungus present and how much was present. When
> squashed they
> > tended to be juicy.  Are yours really alive? What sort of plants are
> they?
> >
> > Jim Haig
> >
> > <etsang at my-deja.com> wrote in message news:823u08
> $rai$1 at nnrp1.deja.com...
> > > I have several carnivorous plants that have some kind of pests. They
> > > look like half a grain of rice. Colour of them is grey, black, and
> > > white. When I crushed them they are very juicy!!!.
> > >
> > > How can I get rid of them whitout killing my carnivrous plants. I
> do not
> > > know what to do as those plants I guess are very sensitive to toerh
> > > chemicals.
> > >
> > >
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> > > Before you buy.
> >
> >
>
>
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