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Hello everyone.
I have a question about houseplant pasts that I cannot identify. They look like white puffy sticky to touch small " formations" on spots where leaf is attached to the stem, around buds on citrus plants, on untreated cut on succulents... For now I remove them by hand, sometimes spray with insecticidal soap. But I think to fight them successfully I have to know what I am dealing with. Thank you in advance!
 
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Hello everyone.
I have a question about houseplant pasts that I cannot identify. They look like white puffy sticky to touch small " formations" on spots where leaf is attached to the stem, around buds on citrus plants, on untreated cut on succulents... For now I remove them by hand, sometimes spray with insecticidal soap. But I think to fight them successfully I have to know what I am dealing with. Thank you in advance!

I cannot see the picture?
 
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I cannot figure out how to unload pictures, so I ll post it separately
 
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I attached a picture of white stuff and also little spider web that I see here and there on house plants. Should I leave it along or get rid of it?
 
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The white stuff is mealybugs. Mix 1 cup rubbing alcohol and a big squirt of Dawn to a quart of water and spray the entire plant. The spider web is exactly that, a spider web. If it were spider mites you would see a lot more and different damage
 
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The white stuff is mealybugs. Mix 1 cup rubbing alcohol and a big squirt of Dawn to a quart of water and spray the entire plant. The spider web is exactly that, a spider web. If it were spider mites you would see a lot more and different damage
Thanks a lot, Chuck.
I ll do that!
 

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