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Q.What’s Eating My Hong Kong Orchid Tree Leaves?

Zone 85365 | Ruthe123 added on June 5, 2020 | Answered

I have a Hong Kong Orchid Tree. Something is eating leaves. Pic attached. What do you recommend for killing bugs?

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Answered on June 9, 2020

It is hard to say without catching the pest in the act, but it does resemble leafcutter ant damage.

There are leafcutter bees, and many other pests that will do this, though.

A general purpose insecticide will resolve things, usually.

Here are some articles that will help:





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