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Oh! What is attacking my Miltoniopsis ?

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    Default Oh! What is attacking my Miltoniopsis ?

    I went to talk to my orchids a few minutes ago and discovered that the whole bud area of my Miltoniopsis was covered with tiny GREEN bugs! What do I do and what are they??? I didn't see them yesterday, and I don't see any on other plants. The plant is in doors.

    I will try to post a picture as soon as my battery charges.

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    Aphids, probably. They're drawn to flower buds.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Desdinova View Post
    Aphids, probably. They're drawn to flower buds.
    doesn't look like an aphid. They are about the size of a mite.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Desdinova View Post
    Aphids, probably. They're drawn to flower buds.
    OOOOOOO! I think you are right! i found a picture on the internet!

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    You can just wash them off or use a product like insecticidal soap.

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