what is eating this

whip1 Zone 5 NE OhioJuly 17, 2005

What is eating my canna

How do I get rid of them?

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Xeramatheum

Thats slug & snail damage .. artistic arent they! You can either grab your flashlight and go out at night with a jar of ammonia & water and pluck them off or you can get some slug & snail bait at your favorite store. I use slug & snail bait and go around once a week and scatter it everywhere.

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    Bookmark   July 18, 2005 at 3:20AM
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BigNiko(Central UK)

Slugs are very intelligent. They have discovered that eating a hole in a furled leaf produces these patterns. There is probably a slug still around admiring its handiwork. :) Pellets work here in the UK too.
Nik

    Bookmark   July 18, 2005 at 6:46AM
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gabrielledeveau(z7NY)

Hi ... I have the same pattern on my leaves ... but they like my hostas better than the cannas.

    Bookmark   July 20, 2005 at 2:17PM
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