Sweet Corn

Corn and Earwigs

Anonymous added on August 5, 2011 | Answered

Our corn is almost 5' tall but is looking very dry and seems to be infested with earwigs. Will the earwigs harm the plants? Is there something I can do to get rid of them without harming the corn?

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Answered on August 6, 2011

This article should help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/removing-earwigs-from-the-garden.htm

Neem oil may help with these pests, and since it's safe to use, it doesn't hurt to try. Here is more information: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/pesticides/neem-oil-uses.htm

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