Re: [gardeners] Tropical hibiscus

Ron Hay (
Tue, 12 Nov 2002 07:22:29 -0800

Hello, friends,

So far as treatment for white fly is concerned, we have found malathion
to be the only really effective treatment. Up until last year, we never
had a problem with them; but twice during 2001, and again twice during
2002, we are so afflicted.

Application has been made difficult by dewy leaves in the morning and
the fact that we get home after dark, and also by the fact that we
realtors work weekends (my wife cannot abide spraying, because of her


Van Nuys, CA