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Avon's Skin so Soft on Orchids to fight pest

This is a discussion on Avon's Skin so Soft on Orchids to fight pest within the Orchid Ailments / The Compost Pile forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; Originally Posted by HHLL38 I put it in a spray bottle, undiluted, and spray it ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by HHLL38 View Post
    I put it in a spray bottle, undiluted, and spray it directly onto my orchids. I just allow it to air dry. It's solved every mold problem i've had thus far with no casualties!
    Have you noticed if it has worked on mealy bugs or scale?

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    Quote Originally Posted by gardenguysorchids View Post
    Have you noticed if it has worked on mealy bugs or scale?
    I have yet to have any moderately serious experience with critters, so unfortunately I've no experience with dealing with them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by HHLL38 View Post
    I've recently started using Listerine for molds and fungi. It's amazing what the stuff you've got lying around the house can do when given the correct orchid application.
    Totally off topic but listerine is an antibacterial agent and also a good anti-dandruff lotion. Massage it onto your wet scalp in the shower and let it sit for a couple of mnutes and then wash your hair as usual. Works like a dream.

    -martha

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