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My calathea houseplant seems to breeding flies. How do I get rid of the larvae?



that would depend on the pest/fly.

I am going to take a wild guess that you have the plant either in the living room or kitchen near a fruit bowl?

16 Nov, 2011


I have the plant in an upstairs bedroom. No fruit bowl around, nor food of any kind.

16 Nov, 2011


Not fruit flies then...they hatch in water hundreds to a single drop.

16 Nov, 2011


I think they are bog flies Pimpernel, caused by the soil getting too wet.

16 Nov, 2011 over watering. This is why I don't do House plants, so much to learn.

16 Nov, 2011

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