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How to take care of your indoor plants

You must be attentive to the appearance of aphids such as green and black aphids, these pests are characterized by rapid reproduction. It is important that the foliage of the plants is examined on a regular basis and thus be able to locate the aphids in the buds and new shoots. The red mite is located on the back side of the leaves, the mealybugs are also located on the back side of the leaves and in their armpits.

With diseases suffered by indoor plants, something similar to pests happens, with the difference that they can appear throughout the year and in spring it is when they reproduce more strongly.

Some diseases that directly affect the roots may appear in late autumn, winter or early spring. There are diseases, such as rust, oidium and mildew that will increase when weather conditions stimulate growth.

It is very important that you can control plant diseases, you must be careful when using chemicals. Many times the effects of diseases can be avoided by taking simple care, for example, removing flowers and withered or dried leaves, it is also important to avoid over-watering. Plants should be examined periodically, at the first sign of disease should take the necessary measures.

Simple tips that you should not forget when you have houseplants:

  • Avoid sudden temperature changes
  • Increase the amount of water when watering, but do not overdo it
  • Transplant when spring ends, only if the plant has begun its growth period.
  • Fertilize the plants
  • Use preventive fungicides periodically

Remember that in the market there are many products that exist for the plant care, But not all of these products are what you need. If in doubt, it is best to consult with an expert in the field.

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