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Permethrin

This is a discussion on Permethrin within the General Orchid Culture forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; Has anyone used this pesticide before? How effective is it against mealy bugs, and scales? ...

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    Has anyone used this pesticide before? How effective is it against mealy bugs, and scales? Does it harm the newly forming (still emerging) spike if it gets in contact with it?

    Thanks a lot for any info.

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    Tanya, I've never used that in conjunction with orchid growing. Here, it's usually found in flea collars and flea sprays. I've read, though, that it's also used commercially on many vegetables, so I don't think it should be a problem for orchids either.

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    Thanks, Louis.

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