Posted 5M ago by @PoetJunglevine

Should I spray my new plant with neem oil? It's planted w...

3ft to light, indirect
6” pot with drainage
Last watered 5 months ago
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@PoetJunglevine hi thereβ€” if you’re talking about the ready to use spray as opposed to the concentrate here are some thoughts on your succulents: A foliar application of neem oil offers several benefits, primarily acting as a natural pesticide, fungicide, and overall plant health enhancer. It helps combat pests like aphids, spider mites, and mealybugs while also deterring fungal infections. The oil's properties can boost the plant's immune system, improving its overall health.

For succulents, applying neem oil as a foliar spray can be beneficial, but with some considerations. It's best to avoid applying it during the hottest parts of the day to prevent potential leaf burn due to the oil magnifying the sun's intensity. Opt for early morning or late afternoon application to ensure the oil has time to dry before the sun's peak. Also, it's advisable to test a small area of the succulent first to ensure it doesn't adversely react to the oil before applying it more widely. οΏΌ succulents can be sensitive .
@TexanExpat thank you so much
You shouldn't apply neem oil early in the morning. The midday Sun will burn the leaves. The only time to apply neem oil is in the evening. The plants can be exposed safely to the Sun light the next day.
@sveltekingfern thank you
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