Recognize and put an end to mealybug once and for all; check out unbeatable tips

Rio de Janeiro, September 15, 2022, by Rodrigo Guimarães – Do you know how to eliminate mealy mealybug from your garden?

If you still don’t know this pest with the potential to damage your plants in a few days, learn here on the Horta, Jardim e Cia do Folha GO Blog to recognize and destroy with some homemade recipes that we separate below to make your life easier.

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After all, it is very important to know how to keep these insects well away from your garden.

Know how to recognize and eliminate mealybug

According to the subject of UOL published on April 6, 2010, by Juliana Nakamura, it is not difficult to recognize and eliminate mealy mealybugs. After all, just be aware of the first signs that are white balls that remain still on the stem near the leaves. After that, the leaves begin to show spots and soon wither.

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If this is happening in your garden, know that these white dots are the dreaded mealybugs. So, see below how to eliminate these pests before they completely damage your garden.

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How to get rid of mealybug

Once you learn to recognize this pest, know that eliminating mealybugs is not very labor intensive and you don’t need to be an expert to do so. After all, some homemade recipes are great to get rid of this pest in your plants. Here are two homemade mixtures to eliminate mealybug from your garden now:

smoke syrup

Tobacco syrup is one of the easiest homemade mixtures to make that can eliminate mealybug. To prepare this recipe, you will need 100 grams of tobacco and rope, half a liter of alcohol, half a liter of water, 100 grams of neutral stone soap.

With these ingredients in hand, just mix the tobacco with the alcohol and add water in the same container, which, in turn, must be kept for two weeks. After that, grate the soap and add it to the mixture that will be ready to use to eliminate mealybug from your garden.

To do this, put this little mixture in a spray bottle and spray it on the affected area of ​​your plant, but don’t use this concentrated recipe, as it could damage your plant. Dilution depends on your need, that is, how much the plant is already affected by mealybugs.

If you have followed our initial tips to recognize mealybugs at the beginning of the infestation, know that this recipe can be diluted in up to 20 liters of water for application on your garden.

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