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A tiny fly (moth?) lays eggs in the tips of my mint. The larvae live in the tips & render the tips useless.

The larvae are typical maggot shape and are bright yellow, about 1.5 mm. They cause the tips to go purple and stick together. No-one knows what they are!

Herbs • Pests

The pest may be whitefly - this is a common pest on herbs and seedlings.  They are tiny white moths.
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Answered: 3 Aug, 2022

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