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    best mosquito killer plant

    hi
    please do let me know is there ant kind of plant that can be used as mosquito repellent.

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    An artificial plant with bug spray on it should do the job.

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    https://bonnieplants.com/growing/gro...squito-plants/

    I have heard that Creeping Lemon Thyme plant works as mosquito repellent also.

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    Typically any of the repellant plants are only really effective for a short time after the foliage has been bruised which releases the fragrant oils.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DragonsEye View Post
    Typically any of the repellant plants are only really effective for a short time after the foliage has been bruised which releases the fragrant oils.
    I agree.

    I wish there was a plant that continuously repelled mosquitos, I'd plant that all around my house!!!

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    Yep. None of the plants that supposedly repel mosquitoes actually do so unless bruised, and then only for a short while and in a small area.


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    If you are trying to keep a relatively small area like a porch or balcony free/semi-free of mosquitos while you are out there without resorting to DEET or other chemical sprays, you can put a good-sized fan(s) on the balcony/porch and run it while out there. Mosquitoes are not strong fliers and dislike windy areas. (Consider how rarely one gets bitten on a windy day unless one wanders into a woods, cul d'sac or other area where there is little to no breeze. )
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    And here is a collection of plants that may give you some ideas.
    http://www.seedman.com/pest.htm
    I've ordered from Seedman before, a good place to buy from!

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