Questions tagged: caterpillars

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Bobbs
Answer: Hi Bobbs, Sounds as though your gardenia leaves are being chomped by caterpillars. You will not readily notice these insects because they feed at n...
Answered: 02:00PM, 01 Mar 2010
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Tony
Answer: Hi Tony, Confidor is not registered or recommended for caterpillars which is why it has no instruction for this on the label. The best product for...
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Answered: 07:06AM, 21 Apr 2010
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DEBRA
Answer: Hi Debra, These caterpillars are called the grapevine moth and can devastate the vine very quickly. Yates Success which contains Spinosad, an inse...
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Answered: 04:37PM, 05 Sep 2011
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Pia
Answer: Hi Pia, Tomato dust contains Spinosad which is effective against caterpillars. Spinosad is derived from naturally occurring soil bacteria and is co...
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Answered: 02:00PM, 17 Oct 2011
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Bruce
Answer: Hi Bruce, Confidor tablets are only registered for non edible plants and therefore cannot be used on your vegetables or herbs. Caterpillars can be ...
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Answered: 01:18PM, 19 Oct 2011
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lynn
Answer: Hi Lynn, The bottlebrushes are attacked by a webbing caterpillar and the brown egg like substance if their frass(or excretia). When you remove thi...
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Answered: 11:43AM, 24 Oct 2011
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Lisa
Answer: Hi Lisa, If the snake beans are being eaten by caterpillars then Yates Success or Dipel can be used to control these pests. The active ingredient o...
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Answered: 11:15AM, 19 Dec 2011
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Deb
Answer: Hi Deb, Most insect’s life cycle is dependent on temperature and weather conditions. This year we have experienced very unusual weather cond...
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Answered: 03:18PM, 21 Dec 2011
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Di
Answer: Hi Di, Success is very effective against a wide range of caterpillars. The rate is 20 ml/L of water for the majority of caterpillars listed. Genera...
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Answered: 01:56PM, 08 Feb 2012
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Dawn
Answer: Hi Dawn, Egg plants and tomatoes are attacked by caterpillars. These can be controlled with Yates Tomato dust which contains sulfur, copper and an...
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Answered: 01:13PM, 13 Feb 2012
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Ashley
Answer: Hi Ashley, Ir may be easier to watch and wait for the little creatures to hatch as it is difficult to determine whether they are caterpillar eggs a...
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Answered: 01:39PM, 26 Mar 2012
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DAVID
Answer: More than likely, caterpillars are stripping your kale leaves. You may be able to see them feeding if you go outside during the evening with a torc...
Answered: 01:17PM, 07 May 2012
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Susan
Answer: Hi Susan, Yates Dipel Caterpillar killer should not be applied with any other product as it contains Bacillus which is a naturally occurring bacter...
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Answered: 02:33PM, 07 May 2012
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Kevin
Answer: Hi Kevin, The cabbage white butterfly and budworms will commonly attack tomatoes. There are two products that are very effective against these pes...
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Answered: 10:37AM, 16 Oct 2012
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Diane
Answer: Hi Diane, It would be best to remove the plants from the pond and spray with Dipel. This product contains Bacillus which is a naturally occurring ...
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Answered: 12:01PM, 22 Oct 2012
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Susan
Answer: Hi Susan, You may have caterpillars there are a few around at the moment,they will be more apparent at night. You can use Dipel on all those plants...
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Answered: 10:48AM, 06 Feb 2013
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Annabel
Answer: Hi Annabel, This caterpillar is the lily caterpillar and can be quit destructive. You can use a product called Dipel (natures way caterpillar contr...
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Answered: 07:26AM, 04 Mar 2013
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Ross
Answer: Hi Ross, Dipel is a very good product and can be very effective against the control of caterpillars, and it doesn’t have a withholding period...
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Answered: 07:50AM, 03 May 2013
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BETTY
Answer: Hi Betty, Have you noticed any fruit fly larvae inside the capsicum? Or any evidence of caterpillars droppings. Yates Insect and Mite Killer (Nat...
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Answered: 03:55PM, 30 Dec 2013
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danny
Answer: Hi Danny, There is a difference between these two caterpillars the cabbage worm is a looper while the horn worm is a hawk moth larvae caterpillar. ...
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Answered: 02:27PM, 18 Mar 2014
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ann
Answer: Hi Ann, For caterpillars try either Natures way Caterpillar killer Dipel or Success Ultra, they are both great products.
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Answered: 10:26AM, 16 May 2014
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lou
Answer: Hi Lou, The small holes may have been caused by small looper caterpillars. Sometimes you will see the caterpillars on the underside of the leaves p...
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Answered: 01:53PM, 08 Dec 2014
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Pam
Answer: Caterpillars are good at hiding so you might have missed them. You could try Nature’s Way Caterpillar Killer Dipel or Yates Pyrethrum will al...
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Answered: 04:37PM, 13 Mar 2015
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Nelma
Answer: Success Ultra can be used while hibiscus are flowering without damaging the flowers, it will be very successful in controlling caterpillars. Hibisc...
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Answered: 09:20AM, 02 Apr 2015
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justine
Answer: Yate’s Nature’s Way Caterpillar Killer Dipel is a low toxic Bio-insecticide which only targets caterpillars. This product is based on B...
Answered: 10:42AM, 07 Apr 2015
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Jen
Answer: Caterpillars can be devistating to a garden, eating your hard work. Natures Way Caterpillar Killer Dipel is a targeted product which will control c...
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Answered: 09:34AM, 01 Jun 2015
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Janelle
Answer: Hi Janelle Caterpillars can be quite a challenge. We have a number of products to control caterpillars. Yates Success Ultra Insect Control is highl...
Answered: 05:08PM, 11 Jan 2016
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Renee
Answer: Hi Renee, Trees in the tea tree family can suffer a lot from webbing caterpillars that sounds like what you have on your melaleuca plants. We have ...
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Answered: 11:40AM, 17 Feb 2016
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kathy
Answer: Hi Kathy, yes lots of them around at the moment, the are the larvae of the white butterfly. We have a product called Success Ultra that will keep t...
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Answered: 07:40AM, 11 May 2016
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Tracey
Answer: Hi Tracey, Thank you for your inquiry. There are caterpillars that sometimes do have a casing and they are case or bag moths. It is difficult to co...
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Answered: 08:04AM, 27 Jul 2016