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This is a discussion on Thrips within the Orchid Ailments / The Compost Pile forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; I have some orchids that have an infestation of thrips. I have reduced the numbers ...

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    I have some orchids that have an infestation of thrips. I have reduced the numbers by using Insecticidal Soap. Will this treatment eradicate them? I also have neem oil on hand. I appreciate any feedback.

    Gregg C.

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    Hi Gregg,

    I would use the neem oil. That seems to get must bugs. Anyone else have any suggestions?


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