Even experienced lovers of indoor plants, which have been breeding flowers for many years, face insect pests.
Parasites are extremely dangerous in winter, when plants are weakened by the lack of sufficient sunlight and dry air.
Pests appear along with a new flower,Which is already infected, or with insects that remain in the apartment. Get rid of parasites immediately, as soon as they notice their appearance, otherwise the plant may die.
Sick flower should be separated from other plants,To avoid further infection. Remove all shoots and leaves affected by pests. The place where the plant was, also needs to be washed and disinfected, so that no parasites remain.
Indoor flowers can attack aphids, sheSettles on the upper shoots from below the leaves, on buds and pedicels. The insect sucks the juices, thereby causing deformation, twisting, the appearance of white patches, a delay in growth. On the products of pest life there is a sooty mushroom, which also affects the plant.
From aphids more often than others bulbous cultures suffer,Carnations, roses, fuchsia, aroids. If you immediately notice the infection and destroy it, you can not use chemicals. But if the parasites are still there, you will be helped by Phytoferm, Strela, Intavir and Neoron. To prevent disease, plants can be washed with soap.
In winter due to artificial heating of premisesThe air becomes dry, and this is the best medium for the reproduction of a spider mite. If you notice a thin cobweb on the underside of the leaf, start fighting the parasite. You need to increase the humidity of the air: put cups of water on the heating batteries, spray the plants with warm water. Eliminate the fertilizing of flowers with nitrogenous fertilizers.
If there are whitish spots on the leaves of the plant,And when shaking up fly small flies, these are signs of defeat by the whitefly. Suffer from her mainly poinsettia and hibiscus. To get rid of the parasite, limit the watering and fertilize the flowers, hang around the Velcro plants from the flies. Remove the larvae and eggs of the insects, sprinkle the leaves with infusion of garlic.
Scales on plants, which with great difficultyAre separated, are a sign of hitting with a shield. Pests should be removed from room colors with a brush, you can pre-treat insects with alcohol or kerosene, so they are easier to separate. After cleansing, the plant should be washed with warm soapy water or a tobacco solution. There are no special chemical preparations from scutes, so use a wide spectrum of action to protect indoor plants from insect parasites.
If a flower is infected with thrips, it is deformed andIt is covered with light spots, its development slows down, and the leaves wither. From this parasite you can get rid of blue sticky traps and shower. You can apply chemical protection against aphids, the treatment should be repeated every eight days, but not more than five times.
Chrysanthemums, primroses and daisies are oftenAttacked by moth-miner larvae. These pests gnaw through long strokes inside the flowers, blocking access to nutrients. Seeing such a mink, crush the insect or pierce it with a pin. Near the plant you need to hang a yellow sticky tape.