What to do about thrips - I finally have some on my Salvia clevelandii...

Asked May 1, 2014, 7:16 PM EDT

What to do about thrips - I finally have some on my Salvia clevelandii wintered indoors - after all these years of seeing/hearing the word, I finally have some.

Montgomery County Maryland

1 Response

First try washing them off with a strong stream of water. Then try insecticidal soap. Putting them outside whenever it is warm enough will help because the beneficial insects will be able to help you out. Buying new salvia may prove easier and cheaper than buying an insecticide. vw