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I have recently got 2 small olive tress, both growing well but have just noticed a couple of new fresh leaves (end of branches) stuck together. When pulled apart a small caterpillar like creature was inside. There was also a few small holes in the leaves - obviously they are feeding as well. At the moment I am just removing the leaves. Any advise would be most welcome.



Usually moth larvae that do this - difficult to spray for, because obviously they're protected by the webbing that sticks the leaves together, so control is usually exactly what you're doing, picking off affected leaves, unless the infestation becomes very heavy, then its worth investigating the provado range of pesticides to see if they offer up anything to treat with.

27 Jul, 2010


Thank you.

30 Jul, 2010

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