Mealybugs vs Neem Oil: Natural Pest Control for Succulents

Oh dear… spring has hardly arrived and I already found mealybugs on an Echeveria! I am using Neem oil to treat my plants this time.

Before recording, I had already lightly sprayed everything in the pot once, but then I thought I should turn the whole procedure into another demo! I mention this video ‘Mealybug SOS – Ants on your Plants?’ –… – which shows how certain types of ‘sugar ants’ farm mealybugs on our succulents. You can also watch other videos in the playlist ‘Succulent Troubleshooting- Pests and other problems’ here:


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