Questions tagged: caterpillar

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Vicki
Answer: The beastie chomping at your mint and basil is most likely a caterpillar.It can be easily controlled with the use of Yates Success Naturalyte. Onc...
Category: Pests
Answered: 02:14PM, 27 Jan 2010
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jacinta
Answer: Dear Jacinta, The caterpillar you are noticing is the larvae of the Citrus Butterfly. This caterpillar turns into a magnificient butterfly and unl...
Category: Pests
Answered: 02:09PM, 17 Feb 2010
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Maree
Answer: Hi Maree, We have a product called Dipel (caterpillar killer) which is made from a natural occurring bacteria which will control your caterpillars ...
Category: Pests
Tags: caterpillar
Answered: 03:45PM, 07 Nov 2012
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fay
Answer: Yates Mavrik Chewing & Sucking Insect Killer and Yates Baythroid contain Synthetic pryrethroid but they are not the only way to control Cydad b...
Category: Pests
Answered: 02:47PM, 16 Mar 2015
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Chrissy
Answer: Caterpillars can cause quite a headache for gardeners. Yate’s Natures Way Caterpillar Killer Dipel is an organic product based on natural bac...
Category: General
Answered: 11:37AM, 09 Apr 2015
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Tracy
Answer: Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. If you’re using snail pellets, I would recommend you place them in a PVC pipe, especially when using near edi...
Answered: 12:54PM, 01 Dec 2015
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Frances
Answer: Hi Frances, As per your experience, Jacobinias generally suffer very few pest issues. Your plants might have been attacked by caterpillars, as thes...
Answered: 10:39AM, 29 Dec 2015
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belinda
Answer: Caterpillars can be an annoyance on many plants. Apply Yates Success Ultra insect control to effectively control your caterpillar problem.
Category: Pests
Answered: 01:59PM, 29 Dec 2015
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Ljupco
Answer: Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Looks like they’re starting out well, but perhaps they’re lacking the nutrients to support growth? I wo...
Answered: 03:27PM, 05 Jan 2016
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Ken
Answer: Hi Ken, Thank you for contacting us regarding your tomatoes. Just by looking at the photo you have sent through, it appears that the wilting was ca...
Answered: 08:40AM, 07 Mar 2016
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Tahlia
Answer: Hi Tahlia Thank you for the question. It sounds like you are having a problem with army worm. These are small caterpillars which will eat your lawn...
Category: Lawns
Answered: 11:01AM, 17 Mar 2016
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Frances
Answer: Hello Frances, It does appear to be possible caterpillar damage, at least in part. For caterpillars, we recommend treating with Yates Success Ultra...
Category: Pests
Answered: 06:13PM, 08 Apr 2016
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stephen
Answer: Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It sounds like you may be referring to fruit fly maggots in your chillis? If so, you will need to treat the tree wi...
Category: Pests
Answered: 09:28AM, 12 Apr 2016
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jeanette
Answer: Hello Jeanette, It may very well be the work of a proportionately tiny caterpillar! We recommend you consider Yates Success Ultra Insect Control in...
Category: Pests
Answered: 06:33PM, 22 Apr 2016
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Vicki
Answer: Hello Vicki, If they are caterpillars and are actively feeding, they should be controllable on your ornamental native plants with Yates Success Ult...
Category: Pests
Answered: 05:28PM, 24 Apr 2016
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Anne
Answer: Hi Anne, Thank you for contacting us regarding Looper caterpillar. Try Yates Natures Way Dipel Bio-Insecticide Spray, It is an organic certified pr...
Category: Pests
Tags: mint, caterpillar
Answered: 10:15AM, 27 Apr 2016
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Gloria
Answer: Hello Gloria, The culprit appears to be a caterpillar and certainly has made a mess of that fruit! Yates Pyrethrum Insect Pest Killer is approved f...
Category: Pests
Answered: 01:22PM, 28 Apr 2016
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Anthony
Answer: Hello Anthony, For caterpillars generally, on native plants, fruit trees, vegies and ornamentals; Yates Pyrethrum should indeed provide control. Ki...
Category: Pests
Answered: 06:08PM, 01 May 2016
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Charmaine
Answer: Hello Charmaine, Thank you for contacting Yates with your enquiry. Some older leaf drop at this time of year in a cooler climate is not unusual at ...
Answered: 01:08AM, 23 May 2016
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vanessa
Answer: Hi Vanessa, Thank you for contacting Yates, the sugar snap peas look like been attacked by some chewing insects, both snail/slug and caterpillars c...
Category: Diseases
Answered: 08:21AM, 25 Oct 2016
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Robert
Answer: Hi Robert, Thank you for contacting Yates. It sounds as though you have some caterpillars eating their way through the plants and fruit. We recomme...
Category: Pests
Answered: 02:08PM, 05 Nov 2016
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David
Answer: Hi, Thank you for contacting Yates. The damage you see on your apples is caused by the larvae of the codling moth. The larvae can cause two types o...
Answered: 12:43PM, 24 May 2017
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Jaine
Answer: Hi Jaine, Thank you for contacting Yates. Caterpillars can be effectively controlled by Nature’s Way Dipel Caterpillar Killer. Please check b...
Category: Pests
Answered: 08:24AM, 03 Jul 2017
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Carl
Answer: Hi Carl, Thanks for contacting Yates. Unfortunately, we don’t have a product in our range that is registered to target caterpillars in an aqu...
Category: Pests
Answered: 11:05AM, 03 Aug 2017
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Camilla
Answer: Hello Camilla, This does look like caterpillar damage. To control caterpillars on ornamental plants, try Yates Success Ultra Insect Control. Click ...
Category: Pests
Answered: 09:16PM, 06 Aug 2017
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Brian
Answer: Hi Brian, Thank you for contacting Yates. From the photos there it looks very much like the lagerstroemia is under attack from a chewing pest such ...
Answered: 03:34PM, 25 Oct 2017
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Gloria
Answer: Hello Gloria, This is looking like Tomato Grub which can be controlled in tomatoes with Yates Success Ultra Insect Control. Click here for more inf...
Category: Pests
Answered: 10:27AM, 15 Dec 2017
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andrew
Answer: Hi Andrew, Thank you for contacting Yates. These are family members or the Dainty Swallow tail or Papiliondiae family. They can cause some damage t...
Category: Pests
Answered: 11:51AM, 12 Jan 2018
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Jasmine
Answer: Hi Jasmine, Thank you for contacting Yates. Root rot can occur in the westringias readily but the dieback is shown from the tips not the base there...
Answered: 02:33PM, 05 Mar 2018
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Guillermo
Answer: Hi Guillermo, Thank you for contacting Yates. Caterpillars can cause such damage to chilli plants. You can consider applying Yates Success Ultra In...
Category: Pests
Answered: 03:35PM, 23 Apr 2018