How to treat aphids on Currant bush

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Old 06-17-05, 05:09 PM
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Question How to treat aphids on Currant bush

How can I get rid of aphids on a currant bush without damaging the fruit? Thanks
 
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Old 06-17-05, 07:04 PM
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Hose them off. The ants will put them back tomorrow, hose them off again. You can use a spray bottle to develop a mist with some force to it to knock them off, if you don't want to use a water hose and nozzle.
 
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Old 06-18-05, 02:24 PM
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Usually damage done to currants by aphids is cosmetic. Often spraying with soap and water solution is effective. There are insecticides for aphids. Make sure you spray underneath leaves, too.
 
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