Knockout Rose Bushes
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Knock out roses

Zone 33844 | Marc1029 added on May 20, 2018 | Answered

Planted 12 knock out roses. 2 side-by-side the fleshy part of the leaf is being eaten leaving the vein structure intact. Name or solution? Thank you

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MichiganDot
Answered on May 21, 2018

This looks like rose slug damage. Insecticides are available or you can try hand removal of the small green caterpillar-looking slugs. They usually feed on the underside of the leaf. Here is more info: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/roses/rose-slugs.htm

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