Tomato worm attacks

BoidAugust 8, 2011

I had a small army of tomato worm attack my pepper plants and a few are nothing but sticks. Can they be saved and if so what can i do to help them along.

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

If the roots are good and the sun doesn't cook them they usually come back.
I have a mite problem and my plants are sticks at one time or another but they usually come back.
Get some catterpillar killer for your plants.
Shop around,I see it for $6.00-$10.00 at different places.

Here is a link that might be useful: Caterpillar killer

    Bookmark   August 8, 2011 at 6:48AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Yeah, long as the roots are still good (tomato worms don't bother roots), you should still be fine.

Move them into the shade, give them some water, and they should bounce back. Peppers are pretty resilient once they get going.

    Bookmark   August 8, 2011 at 10:05AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

i got them in the shade on the porch now. should i fertilize them with some phosphorus to help give them a kick start.

    Bookmark   August 8, 2011 at 10:43AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
My Carolina Reapers and Naga Viper need help!
As you can see from the pictures above each of the...
will my pepper seeds sprout?
I am planning to start to grow some pepper plants and...
Show Your Seedlings
After all that work, gathering seeds, trying to germinate,...
Seysonn_ 7b-WA/HZ1
Help for GardenWeb Users
YELLOW ghost pepper???
We had 4 ghost pepper plants on the deck all summer...
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™