Broccoli Plants

Broccoli Pest


Jaa1697 added on July 3, 2016 | Answered

I have little green caterpillars eating my broccoli leaves. I used a garden dust "seven" and then the next day I saw a large amount of green caterpillars all on the ground dead or dying under the plants. I watered with miracle grow liquid vegetable food to get all the dust off all the plants. What do I do about the almost fully eaten leaves? Do I dust again in a few days? This is my first real garden and these are things I'm not sure on.


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Downtoearthdigs
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on July 6, 2016

You will need to use an insecticide with Bt.
Here is a link with more information.
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/broccoli/worms-in-broccoli-caterpillars-in-the-broccoli-head.htm

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