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Q.How To Treat Rose Bushes That Have Bristly Rose Slugs

Zone Oroville, CA zone 9 | Anonymous added on May 11, 2021 | Answered

Do I need to pick off all the leaves? What kind of treatment do I need, product? I do have Safer caterpillar product, would that work?

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Answered on May 12, 2021

Those buggers can create alot of damage in short order. I would try the Safer Caterpillar spray you have, be very sure to get it up under the leaves, as they like to hang out there. Any insecticide listed for the control of slugs should get it done. Here is a link to any article on this subject for you as well: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/roses/rose-slugs.htm

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