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Tanglefoot Residue?
« on: October 11, 2018, 12:58:23 PM »
I has this papaya shipped to me. I notice this clear residue area on it. It has a chemical smell. Could this be tanglefoot residue? Perhaps a disease? I tried wiping it off with vinegar but no luck..


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Re: Tanglefoot Residue?
« Reply #1 on: October 11, 2018, 01:46:38 PM »
Leave it alone for a few days, see if it has changed. Id say its tanglefoot. No need to worry
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Re: Tanglefoot Residue?
« Reply #2 on: October 11, 2018, 07:25:44 PM »
I've never been able to get Tanglefoot off of anything. Always just had to rub dirt on it to make it less sticky...

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Re: Tanglefoot Residue?
« Reply #3 on: October 11, 2018, 09:46:37 PM »
Wonderful! Another reason to grow everything from seeds yourself. Nursery plants are just exposed to too many chemicals for my liking.

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Re: Tanglefoot Residue?
« Reply #4 on: October 11, 2018, 09:48:25 PM »
Leave it alone for a few days, see if it has changed. Id say its tanglefoot. No need to worry

 I have had it for a week and just noticed it today.

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Re: Tanglefoot Residue?
« Reply #5 on: October 15, 2018, 02:31:43 PM »
The picture is not focused on the site so tough to see. But, Tanglefoot is usually not used directly on a plant or tree. It needs a backing to not damage the bark. My tanglefoot is not clear, it has a brown tint to it. Also, I've never seen it used on a plant so small.

 

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