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How do you clean bird poop / droppings off of rhododendron leaves?




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Use a 50/50 solution of dish soap & warm water the spray with garden hose.

26 Oct, 2015

 

Hi, welcome to GoY, I think I would jst leave it for the rain to wash off, unless you're in a part of the U S A which doesn't get much rain, Derek.

26 Oct, 2015

 

The rain deals with ours.

26 Oct, 2015

 

Re Derekm's comment if you are in an area of the US that does not get much rainfall you will find it hard to grow Rhodo's. Bird poo on plants is a natural part of life!

26 Oct, 2015

 

The writer is asking how to clean off bird poop. Just answer the question.

26 Oct, 2015

 

The question has already been answered in that sense Bathgate! Rain will wash it off and, frankly, what is the big deal about a bit of bird dung on any plant in the garden! Birds poop on plants and, thank god they do - at least it shows they are alive! A garden is not a pristine area for humans it is an area where all nature interacts, including birds! I've had at least one gull shit on me when outside...

26 Oct, 2015

 

I agree with you. Frankly the birds can poop all they want on my rhodies but for whatever reason, the writer wants to clean it off - maybe for a photo op for "Home & Garden" magazine, or wedding ceremony or maybe his house is on the market.

26 Oct, 2015

 

If there is huge quantities of "slice", maybe they will also need to deal with the favored perch or nesting area above the rhodie. Rhodies aren't well adapted to low rainfall areas, but if rain isn't an option, I would hose it off several times, waiting several minutes between episodes, then gently rub stubborn spots with a wet cotton rag.

28 Oct, 2015

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