Red Spider Mites
Houseplant Pests and Problems

Red Spider Mites


Welcome to our article on red spider mites we run down how best to eliminate these pests.

Are Red Spider Mites Harmful To Humans?

Red spider mites are not harmful to humans, other than being an annoyance.

What Damage To Red Spider Mites Do?

Red spider mites slowly eat away at leaves and eventually the leaves can die if the problem is not treated.

How To Get Rid Of Red Spider Mites

Spider mites are relatively easy to get rid. Firstly put some rubbing alcohol on a cotton swab and gently remove the spider mites from more infested areas of the plant. Then you can use a mixture of rubbing alcohol and water and spray the plant and the soil. Mix one part alcohol to 4 parts water. Do this every day for a week and then do it once a week and your plant will clear up.

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