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how do you keep ants from your acer

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i have a roseo marginatum and i have ants going all over it
what can i use to stop them


On plant roseo marginatum

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Cute kid! Chances are you've got aphid infestation and the ants are after the honeydew they excrete. Check out the plant thoroughly and look for colonies of blackfly/greenfly, whatever and when you find them, SPRAY! with insecticide, preferably systemic, that kills off aphids (which is nearly all the proprietary sprays out there)

28 May, 2009

 

Or you can spray with soapy water which is less harmful to the planet

28 May, 2009

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