Pests in the substrate of my seedlings

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Re: Pests in the substrate of my seedlings

Post by Mafate79 » Fri Nov 09, 2018 9:49 am

Hello Ali Baba, hello all,

Thank you for your confirmation Ali Baba. Are you sure they are completely safe? On Wikipedia it's said that they can eat living plants...

About the skin of my Dinteranthus, does anyone know what the problem is?
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Re: Pests in the substrate of my seedlings

Post by Terry S. » Fri Nov 09, 2018 10:15 am

When I raise Dinteranthus vanzlii 'Emerald' from seed I find that the 'Emerald' seedlings are often attacked by western flower thrips whereas the normal buff-coloured ones are not attacked by thrips. It might be thrips damage on yours but I am not absolutely convinced.
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Re: Pests in the substrate of my seedlings

Post by Mafate79 » Fri Nov 09, 2018 10:37 am

Ok, thank you Terry, I'll have a better look to them tonight and will wait for their new leaves to see if this problem persists.

Sincerely.
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Re: Pests in the substrate of my seedlings

Post by Peter » Fri Nov 09, 2018 4:42 pm

I would spray them. What's to lose?
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