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Q.Do harlequin bugs survive harsh winters?

Zone Boulder CO | teebikes added on September 25, 2015 | Answered

This is the first time in 39 years of gardening that I have had an infestation. I am in Boulder, Colorado. I’ve picked hundreds (maybe more than a thousand) off and tried diatomaceous earth, but they keep coming back. I added large red leaf mustard and red kale this year. Is it the crops or bad luck? Does anyone know if they will not survive at particular low temperatures?

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Answered on September 27, 2015

They likely loved the Leafy Mustard you grew!

Yes, these bugs can survive winter.

Here is an excellent article to help you with the issue.


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