Gnats Around My Nun Orchid

How do I get rid of gnats around my orchid?


Botanical Journeys Plant Guides

Get one of those disks that are sold to keep mosquitoes out of rain barrels. Soak it in water overnight.

The next day, remove the dunk and set it aside to dry. Use the BT (Bacillus thuringiensis) tea to water the orchid.

You can reuse the same disk many times.

Or, if you have liquid BT, dilute it in water according to the instructions on the bottle and water your orchid with this.

Don't overwater the plant. Just water it as you normally would.

The gnats should disappear within a week.



Care of Nun Orchids

Click here to post comments

Return to Orchid Growing Questions.

Enter Your E-mail Address
Enter Your First Name (optional)
Then

Don't worry — your e-mail address is totally secure.
I promise to use it only to send you Botanical Journeys Gardening Newsletter.

*****

We earn a commission when you buy products via the links on this site. Without these sales, it would be impossible for us to keep botanical-journeys-plant-guides.com online.

Small donations are also gratefully accepted:

Thank you very much, we appreciate your support.

Your plant guides,


Selina and Tiny