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Gogu

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My fingerlime isnt looking too good
« on: January 19, 2020, 05:46:17 PM »
Does anyone know what might be wrong with it?


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Re: My fingerlime isnt looking too good
« Reply #1 on: January 19, 2020, 10:55:05 PM »
Your tree has a spider mite invasion.  Give the tree two or three THOROUGH washings with the hose.  Or you can spray with a horticultural oil, or neem oil..  What ever you use be sure to get the top and bottom of the foliage. Notice all the white speckled spots on the leaves,. These are caused by the mite sucking the leaf juices out, which leaves the speckling. Good luck to you and your tree.

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Re: My fingerlime isnt looking too good
« Reply #2 on: January 20, 2020, 08:27:21 PM »
ty i appreciate the help. will try to use oil i suppose since hosing it isnt an option.

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Re: My fingerlime isnt looking too good
« Reply #3 on: January 20, 2020, 08:46:06 PM »
hosing with water is indeed an option, as written above.

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Re: My fingerlime isnt looking too good
« Reply #4 on: January 21, 2020, 04:44:19 AM »
i meant in my case i cant because its on the balcony of my apartment

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Re: My fingerlime isnt looking too good
« Reply #5 on: January 21, 2020, 10:44:31 AM »
Do you have a shower?  Might be messy but should work.

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Re: My fingerlime isnt looking too good
« Reply #6 on: January 21, 2020, 03:08:41 PM »
maybe but i feel like the neem oil would be a lot easier. is washing better?

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Re: My fingerlime isnt looking too good
« Reply #7 on: January 21, 2020, 06:37:52 PM »
I would start by hosing it down, either in the shower or the kitchen sink. That works really well.  Then take it back outside, let it dry a little and treat with neem oil.

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Re: My fingerlime isnt looking too good
« Reply #8 on: January 21, 2020, 08:13:43 PM »
ok ill try to wash it then. thanks for the advice

 

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