Is garlic spray able to kill green fly ?

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KENNETH HIGGINS asked 13 years ago

I crush a garlic clove and soaked it in water and used it to spray the pepper plant’s , Are the green fly dead or do i repeat spraying?

1 Answers

Gerry Daly Staff answered 6 years ago
Garlic doesn’t kill greenfly as such. People use garlic sprays to deter greenflies on roses.

When a garlic spray is made up to control greenflies, ususally some drops of washing up liquid are added, and it is the liquid soap that dessicates the thin-skinned greenflies.