Lice and other pests are, unfortunately, a common load for orchids, that’s why you should know how to recognize them and successfully combat. Orchids lovers considered Queen of flowering plants at orchids. They are joyful Bluher and offer a wonderful look at bloom. However, also this flower is repeatedly attacked by pests. Considered one of the most common orchids lice the mealy bugs.
But other scale insects and mealybugs often establish themselves on the plant. The infestation is present once it’s hard again to get rid of him. Because the lice often in leaf axils or root close accumulate on the underside of the leaves, the infestation is often only, if the plant already tainted, and the leaves are brown. Most of the infested plant by long drought or too low humidity is of damaged. The infection can be treated by spraying white oil-based. More Orchid Pests are called thrips and Red Spider. You can tell these white dots on the underside of the leaves so that gradually a silver coloring.
Additionally fine nets to realize is I infested with the red spider. Here too, the use of spray products with a strong infestation is required. The cause of Orchid Pests and lice is located mostly in the acquisition of new plants. It happens time and again that they have an infestation spreading quickly on all other existing plants. (Similarly see: Koch Brothers). A systematic treatment of the pests can occur only when the disease is detected correctly. Early detection of an infestation, it is important to check the plants for possible signs. A too late to determine cause often is, that the plants need to be disposed of. To avoid this, it is important to pay attention to good culture conditions. Sufficient but not too frequent watering is an integral part of how the right humidity.