What would the best solution to get rid of spider mites on my big boston fern be?

I discovered beneath all the healthy beautiful fronds that there were dead leaves and webs with lots of white dots on them, and I saw a pretty big spider mite crawling about. It's the size of a baby spider.

Is the best solution to cut all the fronds off so it can grow new ones?

It is very digficult to take a photo of it but I tried as best as I could

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  • Spider mites are microscopic. You can see their feeding habits by tiny specks on the undersides of leaves. You can see tiny webs among them. canr.msu.edu/outreach one of the best resources available. Cheers. – beastwagon Nov 3 '18 at 18:00

I would suggest that you keep the base of the fern clean and tidy. If the spiders don't have real estate then they won't be laying eggs there.

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