Most Common Stevia Pests & Diseases
You need information on how to control stevia pests and diseases in your garden or on your balcony?
Stick with me since I will show you easy but yet effective ways how to get rid of stevia pests and diseases in the following chapters!
|Pest||How to control it|
|Aphids||Aphids are quite common when growing stevia. Fortunately, there are easy ways how to get rid of aphids.|
|Whiteflies||Whiteflies may also populate stevia plants. Hence, also inform yourself on how to get rid of whiteflies on garden plants.|
|Thrips||Thrips may also feed on stevia. Hence, also get some information on how to deter thrips.|
|Cutworms||Cutworms can also do great damage to stevia plants. Thus, also get some tips and tricks on how to get rid of cutworms.|
|Slugs & snails||Slugs may also be present when growing stevia at home. Hence, also get some tips on how to deter slugs and snails from your garden.|
|Bugs||There are also many bugs feeding on stevia plants. You can get rid of them using neem oil or insecticidal soap from the garden center.|
|Disease||How to control it|
|Leaf spot||Leaf spot is a common problem on stevia plants. Hence, make sure to get some information on how to get rid of bacterial leaf spot.|
|Rust||Rust may also be present when growing stevia. Thus, also get some tips on how to get rid of plant rust.|
|Mold||Mold may also do great damage to stevia plants. Fortunately, there are easy ways to prevent mold on garden plants.|
|Root rot||Root rot is another common issue when growing stevia. If you spot root rot, remove infested root parts and also slow down your watering schedule to get relief for your plants.|
|Charcoal rot||Although rare, charcoal rot may also become an issue when growing stevia. Once charcoal rot is present, you should just remove infested plants to avoid the spread of this disease in your garden.|
|Blight||Blight may also become an issue when growing stevia at home. Hence, also inform yourself on how to get rid of bacterial blight.|
|Mosaic virus||Mosaic virus may also infest stevia plants. Once plants are infested, there is no effective treatment and you should get rid of those infested plants as soon as possible to avoid the further spread of mosaic virus in your garden.|
|Anthracnose||Anthracnose is a common fungal disease. You can get rid of it using fungicides from the garden center.|
Stevia Pests & Diseases – Summary List
|Snails and slugs||Plant rust|
How to deal with Stevia Pests & Diseases?
Now that you know how to get rid of stevia plant diseases and pests, you may also want to have a look at my stevia grower’s guide and also my growing stevia FAQ section to get even more information on how to grow stevia at home in an optimal manner.