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Re: Coffee sun tea
Posted by Emery Jaffe on 8/29/2011, 8:47 pm, in reply to "Re: Coffee sun tea"
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: I am attempting to make up a mixture
: of the coffee treatment for a couple
: of King Sago plants that have been
: reinfected with white fly. I used
: one of my wife's stocking legs and I
: filled it up with coffee grounds
: that I got from Starbucks and Dunkin
: Donuts today. I tied it off and
: placed it on the bottom of a plastic
: storage container with about 6
: gallons of water. I saw in your
: article that you kept your mixture
: outside for 5 days. Have you ever
: tried less days and did it work?
: I'm keeping it in the barrel for
: about a week to 10 days. % days
: typically didn't work. When i first
: strted experimenting, I tried it
: each day until I saw results. The
: days are not that important. It is
: the dark color that you are looking
: for. On a hot day and you had
: something to constantly aggitate the
: coffee ground bag, you could get
: something that would work in a day
: or so. It just has to be fairly
Thanks Tom. The mulching has work for some of my plants but the white fly is back with a vengence right now.
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