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aythya-camellia

Toledo, Ohio
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Posted: Mon Jan 04, 2010 5:27 pm   Post subject: Little White Things on Pomegranate


There are little white things on my indoor pomegranate. Does anyone know what the problem is and/or what I should do about it? I have never had this problem before.

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toni


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Posted: Mon Jan 04, 2010 5:29 pm   


Any chance of pictures?

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EJ

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Posted: Mon Jan 04, 2010 6:55 pm   


If they are teeny, they could be red spider mite. Don't let the name fool you, they are teeny weeny little white creepy crawlies.

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aythya-camellia

Toledo, Ohio
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Posted: Mon Jan 04, 2010 7:12 pm   


I think there are actually two problems. There's something that looks like white powder on the leaves and there's something on the stems that's bigger (but still quite small) that flapped its wings. I looked up spider mites and apparently the best-known kind is invisible to the naked eye; I can see both of what I have without a magnifying glass.

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eileen


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Posted: Mon Jan 04, 2010 10:34 pm   


If it is two problams then they could be powdery mildew on the leaves and white fly on the fruits. Without a picture though it's hard to tell exactly what they might be.

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aythya-camellia

Toledo, Ohio
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Posted: Tue Jan 05, 2010 2:29 am   


No fruits, sorry. But if whitefly occurs on stems, one problem looks like whiteflies.

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eileen


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Posted: Tue Jan 05, 2010 2:35 am   


I hope you can get rid of the whitefly and find out what's on the leaves so that you can tackle it too.

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aythya-camellia

Toledo, Ohio
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Posted: Tue Jan 05, 2010 11:13 pm   


All right, the problem on the leaves is definitely spider mites. Anyone got any ideas for how to get rid of them?

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