Peach Trees
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Caterpillar in Peaches

Zone SF Bay Area | rshankey added on August 22, 2011 | Answered

What kind of caterpillar would I find in my peaches? And what can I do to avoid them?

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Heather
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Answered on August 24, 2011

Borers are the most common. This article can help with those:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/peach/peach-tree-borer.htm

There are a few other types of caterpillars it can be as well. Those can be treated with Bt. This article has more information on that:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/insects/prevent-caterpillars.htm

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Anonymous
Answered on August 24, 2011

Sure, this article can help you with codling moth:
http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/PMG/PESTNOTES/pn7412.html

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rshankey
Answered on August 24, 2011

We think we know the caterpiller is from the Codling Moth.
Now, can anyone tell me how to erradicate the Codling Moth?

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