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Cabbage white caterpillars

Kirkcudbrightshire, United Kingdom Gb

My broccoli have become infested with cabbage white caterpillars and they have munched their way through fifty percent of the leaves in 2 days. What can I use that is environbmentally friendly to get rid of these pests?




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a pair of tweezers and a keen eye!!!
we had a similar infestation and now all is well, and the birds loved eating all the caterpillars...hope it's dry for a while

6 Sep, 2008

 

I agree! Picking them off by hand is most probably the best way of getting rid of them. Good luck - I hope your plants survive.

6 Sep, 2008

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