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Rosemary is Infested

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BevW25-Jul-01 03:51 PM EST
Ellen C.25-Jul-01 04:53 PM EST 5b   

Subject: Rosemary is Infested
From: BevW
Date: 25-Jul-01 03:51 PM EST

I have a Rosemary Plant growing indoors and everytime you touch it, clouds of tiny white "things" fly into the air eventually settling back on the plant. They are so tiny, smaller than a pin head. I have tried washing them off, spraying with an indoor insecticide that is safe for food, worked for 1 day (I think I drownd them) but they are back. Any suggestions - Please advise Brand names

Subject: RE: Rosemary is Infested
From: Ellen C.
Zone: 5b
Date: 25-Jul-01 04:53 PM EST

They are Whiteflies. Annoying little buggers. Spray the whole plant with an insect spray and then enclose it with a clear plastic bag. Leave the bag on for at least a week - to suffocate them. Also use those Yellow Sticky Traps.

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