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Q.Amaryllis Bed Approx 50 Bulbs Dying-bulbs Like Brown Paper-no Green See Holes In Dead Bulbs

Zone 45900 | Anonymous added on March 2, 2021 | Answered

I am very upset. The most beautiful bed of Amaryllis is dying. tried to upload photos without success.

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Answered on March 4, 2021

The Spanish moth or convict moth lays eggs on plants mostly in the lily, amaryllis and iris families. The caterpillars can do a lot of damage, eating leaves and boring into the bulbs. You can use Bt to control them or an insecticide for caterpillars. Here is more:


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