1/10–1/16" long, milk-white color. When disturbed, the flies flutter about like tiny snowflakes. On houseplants, greenhouse plants, fruits and vegetables, they cause leaves to yellow and dry. Black sooty mold grows on honeydew secretions of whiteflies. Leaves drop early.
Horticultural oil or insecticidal soap provide excellent control, even of the sweet potato whitefly strain. We recommend Oil-Away™ Supreme Insecticidal Oil or Plant Guardian Houseplant Insecticidal Soap. Pot Stickers also provide some control.
Pot Stickers - Pest Traps
These bright yellow butterfly-shaped traps help protect your plants from small flying insects that feed on their roots and leaves, like white flies, aphids, thrips, fungus gnats, and other small insects. They don't typically just infest one...Read More
Oil-Away™ Insecticide is a vegetable oil made exclusively from renewable resources produced in the United States. It's an extremely low-impact form of insect control for a wide variety of plant pests on fruits, vegetables and...Read More