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Sticky Substance


By Teresag

United States Us

Plants have a shiny sticky substance on them, got any suggestions ?



What plants?? Aphids maybe... A wash with mild detergent and water if the plant has leaves that can take it.

28 May, 2008


Could be a form of mite which can leave a sticky substance, and what appears to be sticky webs around the growth tips. Again wash with a mild detergent. If its a house plant and you dont mind chemicals use Xybol. Kills all beasties dead!

28 May, 2008


Could it be the stuff slugs and snails leave behind.....I am suffering badly with them in my garden at the moment and all this rain isn't helping either!

28 May, 2008

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