Re: [gardeners] Tropical hibiscus

Thomas Miller (
Tue, 12 Nov 2002 09:38:34 -0800 (PST)

On Tuesday, Nov 12, 2002, at 07:22AM, Ron Hay <> wrote:

>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.

If you are using oil based Malathion, you will likely cause major damage to your tropical hibiscus. Stick with products containing imidacloprid.