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What cuts leaves off pepper and basil plants

Zone 32533 | connieshedron added on May 12, 2016 | Answered

Something is cutting the leaves off the newly planted pepper and basil plants. Whatever it is doesn't even eat the leaf but just cuts it off. I protected the plants from cut worms and slugs.

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on May 13, 2016

This could be cutworms, slugs, snails or other caterpillars.

Here is a link with more information.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/herbs/basil/holes-in-basil-leaves.htm

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