Black bugs on English ivy?


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Hi,

I see these black bugs that don't move on my ivy and was wondering what they are.The plant was previously outdoor. After moving it indoors, I washed these off the plant. However, they reappeared within a week and congregate at the end of the vines.

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Without an excellent close-up photo it is impossible to be 100% sure but they appear to be Black Bean Aphids or some other dark colored aphid.
 
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Ivy does act as a host for Aphids, which come in a variety of colours, not just green.
Either wipe them off or spray with a strong jet of water to wash them off, or use insecticide if you use it.
 
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Greetings, welcome to the Forums.

Yes, aphids. Be persistent and thorough with your removal efforts. After eliminating all that you can find, follow with an application of insecticidal soap.
 
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I usually remove them with a small household paint brush and water with a drop of washing up liquid
 
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