Parsley
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parsley worm

Zone 08879 | 213karenk added on May 30, 2016 | Answered

Is parsley worm something that should be gotten rid of? What are the risks to a vegetable garden? I found 6 or 7 of these worms on a young curly parsley plant, almost 50% of the stems had a worm. They weren't there 2 days ago. That was a fast infestation.

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on June 1, 2016

These Parsley Caterpillars turn into the beautiful Swallowtail Butterfly.
Here is an article with more information.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/herbs/parsley/deterring-parsley-worms.htm

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