Natural Houseplant Pesticide – Neem
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Before using any pesticide on a houseplant, carefully read the product’s label to make sure it is appropriate for both the pest and the plant.
What is it – Neem is a natural pesticide made from a tree that makes pests stop feeding, and also interferes with maturation processes. Neem also deters several fungal diseases.
Precautions – It can safely be applied indoors. Products often have neem in their name, or you can check the label for azadirachtin, the active ingredient.
Plants Often Sensitive To Neem:
- African Violet
- Crown of Thorns
- Ferns (not all are sensitive)
- Jade Plant (and other succulents)
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