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What are these on the peace lily?

I started seeing these tiny white stuff on my peace lily two weeks ago. I took a very close look on them and have taken a few off the plant to examine. They don’t look like anything alive. They are not moving. They only appear on a few buds, not on the leaves or stems. What can these be?


  • PalustrisPalustris Posts: 3,998
    Seed pods!
  • LG_LG_ SE LondonPosts: 4,050
    Pollen I think. If you're talking about the powdery stuff.
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  • Bee witchedBee witched Scottish BordersPosts: 1,099
    I agree ... the white dusting on the leaves is pollen shed from the flowers.

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  • PalustrisPalustris Posts: 3,998
    I thought the white dust was on our screen. Whoops. Yes pollen.
  • HeyawcHeyawc Posts: 11
    Thank you all! I’m relieved. Sorry for the silly question. They look like some kind of aphids but they are not moving so I was a bit confused…
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