Petunia Plants
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Petunia flowers overrun with little green worms, destroying the plant! Is there anything I can spray on plant?

Zone Prescott AZ | Terirf added on July 20, 2019 | Answered

Small green worms destroying petunia flowers. Is there anything I can spray on plant?

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GKH_Susan
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Answered on July 20, 2019

Those are budworm catepillars and hard to get rid of because they are protected inside the buds.

This article tells when to catch them:

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/insects/controlling-budworms.htm

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