Growing Rosemary

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25 Aug 13 Andrew (Australia - temperate climate)
I need some advice re treatment of mildew (white film) on my rosemary leaves I planted them in pots on a north facing balcony, they are probably 3 months old, so far they have been doing great but up until 1 week ago I noticed this whitish film/ or cotton-like covering some leaves, can anyone suggest any treatment?? I've read so many different things on different forums I just want to get a better plan of action Thanks Andrew
01 May 14 Travis Edwards (Australia - temperate climate)
Sounds like mites, spray with pyrethrum or white oil and water them less if it is mildew. Rosemary likes a semi arid environment. white oil should help with insects and mildew somewhat or even try olive oil sprayed on it lightly
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