Basil Plants

Green Worms Eating My Basil Leaves


AllieJack2 added on September 20, 2012 | Answered

How can I get rid of green worms that are eating my basil leaves?


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Nikki
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Answered on September 21, 2012

Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) spray can quickly eradicate these leaf and stem-eating worms. It is a safe, biological insecticide. In fact, Bt is a bacterium which is toxic to many moth and butterfly larvae (caterpillars) and will not harm the plants or other beneficial creatures. Here is more information: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/using-bacillus-thuringiensis.htm

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