Lettuce can cope with a variety of diseases and pests, some of the most common are:
- Bacterial diseases
- Viral diseases
- Whitish flies
- Colorado beetle
- Spider mites
To use neem oil, follow these steps:
- Prepare a solution of neem oil: To prepare a solution, mix 2-3 tablespoons of neem oil in 1 liter of water.
- Spray the solution on the lettuce: Apply the solution to the lettuce leaves and also to the soil around the plant.
- Repeat the process as needed: Neem oil solution can be used every 7-14 days depending on the level of infection and weather conditions.