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Old 10-14-2009, 03:51 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Handi-wipes?

Would handi-wipes be a potential threat to my banana plant...to me it seems the best way too keep the leaves mite free...every few days jyst go over leaves and stem with a lightly alcohol-scented handi-wipe...then discard...very e-z...or is this a trial-n-error situation?
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Old 10-14-2009, 04:17 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: Handi-wipes?

Maybe if you tried the Huggies alcohol free wipes it might be ok. I would test it on one leaf first.
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Old 10-14-2009, 05:30 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Default Re: Handi-wipes?

Or slightly moist/wet toilet paper.
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Default Re: Handi-wipes?

I don't think the alcohol is going to damage the plant and it will evaporate right away.

I actually think I recall someone on here, a nursery gardener with some experience saying they use an alcohol spray to get rid of a lot of pest problems...

here is the thread...

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