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Old 03-17-2012, 07:57 AM
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I purchased Ortho RosePride systemic spray a while ago to get rid of mites on some carnivorous plants that are extremely sensitive to pesticides. It worked and I've been using it on the orchids the one or two times I've gotten in a plant that turned out to have mites or Aphids. The active ingredients are Acephate, Resmethrin, and Triforine. Because it's an aerosol spray it really coats everything well. Cheap too, $7.99. Mites and other creepers are one thing I won't mess around with, I've only ever had to spray a plant once with this stuff. I'll look for the malathion for next time, thanks for the reminder to switch products to decrease the chance of anything becoming immune. A wise idea.
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