Re: [gardeners] Lemon Drop chiles

George Shirley (
Tue, 06 Oct 1998 13:17:39

At 09:19 AM 10/6/98 +0000, you wrote:
>George Shirley <> wrote:
>> We don't get many whiteflies down
>> here that I know of. Maybe the cabbage loopers, stink bugs, squash borers
>> and hornworms eat them. ;-)
>You must not have citrus planted, George.  Our citrus trees, navels 
>in particular, were an incredible source of white flies -- almost 
>enough to make you believe in spontaneous generation.
We have a Ponderosa lemon that seems immune to any bug or disease and is
currently loaded with 12 huge lemons. Also a dwarf kumquat, fairly new,
that has not been bothered this year. Thanks for the info though, I will be
sure to keep an eye on them.