There is a way to get rid of insect pests on Hibiscus plants. Hibiscus is a very beautiful member of the plant world. It provides very attractive foliage and lush. The bad news is that gardeners are not the only fans of these plants. There are a number of hibiscus plant pests that love the plant. Aphids are one of these pests. These are tiny green, white or black pests and they suck the juices from the foliage.
- Horticultural oil and insecticide soap will help to rid the hibiscus of some pests.
- Sticky traps, horticultural oil and insecticidal soap work against whiteflies.
- Some insects such as ants don’t harm a hibiscus, but harm the beneficial insects.
“Ladybugs are one of the best known, but other helpful insects include syrphid fly larvae, assassin bugs, green lacewings and parasitic miniature wasps.”