Viral Diseases in Houseplants and Control

Houseplants Disease, Viral disease

Viral Diseases

The indication of viral infections in houseplants are many and varied. They include; stunted growth, distorted stems, pale green or yellow spots or small patches on leaves, large white streaks on colored flowers among others. These infections are transmitted by pests like aphids and scales among others.

Control:
  • There is no cure for these diseases; discard the infected houseplant.
  • Control insects pests like Aphids and Scales to prevent infestation and spread to other houseplants.

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