Tropical Plants/Ravenea


Hi Nick, I bought a Ravenea from Ikea in December. It was great the first 5 months but then started having green worms. I changed the soil and the pot but still there are lots of worms. I really appreciate any suggestion.

Hi Megan, if the planting medium and container were changed out and the worms are still present, then there must be eggs attached to either the roots or crown; my suggestion is to change it out again,,,but this time take the entire palm and wash the roots and crown thoroughly with a hose (with a hard stream nozzle) and then shake it out and plant it again. Nick  

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Nick McCann


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