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how to control cabbage butterflies and their eggs

shauns

By Shauns

United Kingdom Gb

cabbages are being attacked by cabbage butterflies




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Kill the eggs by crushing them with your fingers or use a spray when they hatch. You will have to be quick otherwise you will have nothing left!. I have put up netting this year and it has stopped them completely.

13 Jul, 2009

 

Or do what David does and check the brassicas every day removing the caterpillars if you have hens - which we don't - you can them give them a nice feed :-)

13 Jul, 2009

 

I have had netting up but some how still had issues with catapillars and cabbage white...will maybe do things differently next time, spending more time inspecting them daily

mrs melon x

13 Jul, 2009

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