What is it??


I put Jasmine plant inside after cleaning properly with soapy water but after 2-3 weeks I noticed little white bugs, what are those and how to save my plant?

q what is it
q what is it
  14 answers
  • Looks like your plant may have mealybugs. First wash them with water - that may do it, if not, use an insecticidal soap. Neem oil is another way to attack them.

  • Ssasee Ssasee on Oct 20, 2020

    Looks like aphid eggs/larva. Call your local greenhouse/supply or Amazon.com and get NEEM oil. IT'll be a concentrate that you mix and spray the plant with. In the meantime, glove up (or just grab them) and smash the suckers before they take over that plant (and every other plant in your home).

  • Deb K Deb K on Oct 20, 2020

    Hello Parv, hope this helps out, you can save it

    Aphid eggs overwinter attached to plants, then hatch as nymphs in the spring. 2 These nymphs then produce eggs asexually, producing more nymphs that grow to maturity in just one week. Then, in the fall the nymphs will lay eggs that contain some male aphids.

  • Parv Parv on Oct 20, 2020

    I have insecticidal soap and neem oil handy i will try that, when i checked mealy bugs image its the same one . I already picked with hand clean the plant again and again, I had video too but could not attach it. Thank you so much.

  • Vimarhonor Vimarhonor on Oct 21, 2020

    Hello looks like fuzzy white mealy bugs to me. They can be a reoccurring problem.

  • Johnavallance82 Johnavallance82 on Oct 21, 2020

    Hello there,

    Sounds and looks like Mealy Bugs. You could try using as I do, a cotton bud dipped into Nail varnish remover to remove them.

  • Chloe Crabtree Chloe Crabtree on Oct 21, 2020

    Use NEEM oil to get rid of these mealy bugs.

  • Parv Parv on Oct 21, 2020

    Thank you so much everyone for your time.

  • Ken Erickson Ken Erickson on Oct 21, 2020

    Take a clipping to your local nursery for ID

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    • Parv Parv on Oct 21, 2020

      Thank you so much, I appreciate your time.

  • Cindy Cindy on Oct 24, 2020

    Hi Parv. You can get rid of these nasty mealy bugs with Neem Oil. You should be able to find it on Amazon. There's still time to save your jasmine plant. Good luck Parv. I hope you are well.

  • Annie Annie on Oct 24, 2020

    Did you repot your plant before bringing it in? That would help as well

  • Angela Ponder Angela Ponder on Oct 24, 2020

    I have spray with Neem oil in it. It's pretty good stuff. Worked on the Aphids.

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    • Angela Ponder Angela Ponder on Nov 03, 2020

      Did you stay with neem oil every day for about 7 days?

      There is a you tube video I watched says you have to pull them off.

      And cover the soil while you do it?

  • Maura White Maura White on Oct 25, 2020

    Those are aphids. Just keep spraying your plant with soapy water to get rid of them.

  • Agnes Chrzanowska Agnes Chrzanowska on Oct 31, 2020

    This look like meely bugs