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Q.I Have A A Problem With A Small Black Grub On My Shrub

Zone BB9 0EH | mclews added on April 8, 2023 | Answered

I have a white flowering shrub that has a light orangey berry when it’s finished flowering. For the. Last two years I have had avery small black grub which eats all the leaves. Could you advise how to get rid of this. Mi do not know the name of the shrub. I can upload an image of the shrub tomorrow but it is not in flower yet. Thank you.

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Answered on April 10, 2023

It could be black cutworms! These terrible creatures will destroy plants and shrubs. They can be quite difficult to get rid of. I like to recommend a nifty little bacterium called Bacillus thuringiensis. It is harmless to us, but will destroy them, naturally.



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