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Fig Leaves: How to Check for Bugs

fig-leavesFig leaves are sometimes infested with insects and must be checked.

How to clean fig leaves from bugs

1. Check each leaf. If any is infested―discard it.

2. Soak the leaves that are found to be clean –in a cleaning solution for about three minutes.

3. Carefully rub each leaf with a food brush dipped in the solution.

4. Spray with a jet stream.

No further checking is necessary.