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The new Camellia bush in a large pot appears to have little ants living in the soil, and they are eating the leaves.
How can I get rid of them ?
Will the old washing up water help ?



i've used the ant powder to remove a colony from a conifer in a pot. i just followed the instructions on the packet.

23 Oct, 2012


However, ants do not eat the leaves. The pest must be something else. I would drench the soil with Provado (I know, horrible nasty stuff, but it should have gone by the time the plant flowers). Be interesting to see a picture of the critters if that is at all possible.

23 Oct, 2012

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