Questions tagged: cutworms

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Peter
Answer: Dear Peter, Cutworms can be a problem with young seedlings as the larvae chew through the plant stems near ground level causing the plant to fall o...
Category: Pests
Tags: pest, cutworms
Answered: 01:24PM, 08 Apr 2010
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Heather
Answer: Hi Heather, It could be cutworms that are cutting off the stems at ground level. One way of protecting your young plants is to purchase some of th...
Answered: 03:11PM, 08 Oct 2012
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Kimball
Answer: Most likely, your seedlings have been attacked by cutworms. The best and simplest way to deal with these beasties is to create a barrier around eac...
Category: Pests
Tags: cutworms
Answered: 05:11PM, 28 Nov 2012
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PETER
Answer: Hi Peter, It is most probably cutworms that are doing the damage. The young larvae feed on the lower leaves, and the older larvae chew through the...
Answered: 12:34PM, 27 Feb 2013
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lloyd
Answer: Hi Lloyd, Sorry to hear that some pest is chewing the stems of your seedlings before they have a chance to grow. Cutworm could is likely to be the...
Answered: 04:40PM, 28 Mar 2014