Plant louse on cucumbers: how to fight

Plant louse on cucumbers: how to fight

The little green insect, by sight quite harmless, is capable to ruin cucumber lashes. In July-August the plant louse breeds surprisingly quickly and already soon its colonies have covered stalks and leaves. Flowers fade, ovaries turn yellow and fall down, leaves are twisted. If not to take urgent measures, all plant gradually perishes. How to struggle with plant louse on cucumbers?

It is required to you

  • - ashes;
  • - chili powder;
  • - celandine;
  • - tops of vegetable of potatoes or tomatoes;
  • - laundry soap.


1. The plant louse very much does not love caustic substances therefore pollinate your cucumbers tobacco dust, and it is even better if you add to it also chili powder. But as cucumbers love irrigation of leaves water, shortly from them everything will be washed away. But colonies of plant louse will already disappear.

2. Sprinkle a little on leaves of cucumbers infusion of ashes and laundry soap. Take on water bucket 2 glasses of ashes and 70 g of soap. To prepare such means against plant louse, plane soap and at first dissolve it in small amount of hot water. Then pour in other infusion. In 10-12 hours it is possible to sprinkle a little on leaves from plant louses.

3. Still well celandine infusion helps with fight against plant louse on cucumbers, as well as on other plants. This weed grows much everywhere. Dig 1 kg of grass directly with roots, separate into several small parts and fill in 5 l of boiled water. Let's infuse, dilute in half with water and process plants against plant louse.

4. Cut potato, and it is even better, tomato tops of vegetable, fill in with water and let's infuse. On 10 l of water the kilogram of tops of vegetable is required. Very caustic liquid from which the plant louse will leave alone your beds will turn out.

Author: «MirrorInfo» Dream Team