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Post by jordan71 on 20th March 2012, 20:19

hi guys , have few Aphids over two roses , what is the best spray or anything else you guys can recommend to kill these little pests

thanks

Jordan
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Re: Aphids on my roses

Post by neptune on 20th March 2012, 20:38

put the hose on them and blow them off...confidor also works...and there is many other chemicals you can find in Bunnings that will work also..............aphids if there is plenty around like them also...
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Post by jordan71 on 20th March 2012, 20:44

thanks neptune
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Re: Aphids on my roses

Post by The Estate on 21st March 2012, 08:09

I use Rogor or Yates Rose Shield
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Post by jordan71 on 21st March 2012, 19:25

The Estate wrote:I use Rogor or Yates Rose Shield

thanks the estate i will get some tomorrow
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Post by Ozeboy on 21st March 2012, 21:59

You are going to kill the good bugs as well, Ladybirds and Preditor wasps. Was them off with the hose and forget the pestercides.

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Post by jordan71 on 22nd March 2012, 00:09

okay i guess i will try the hose method first

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Re: Aphids on my roses

Post by Barbara B on 22nd March 2012, 07:55

Hi,
I don't use any sprays. If you leave them alone, the insect predator numbers will build up. We have the parasitic wasp doing a good job here now.
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Post by jordan71 on 22nd March 2012, 08:11

i was going to give the hose the go , but i will leave it and see if the predators will attack.
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