Little black worms on Roses!

pinkcarnation(z6 MI)May 23, 2006

Last year I had a small infestation of little green worms on my Roses, and learned from this forum that they were the larvae of Rose Sawfly. I used Safer insecticidal soap and it worked! This year my daughter has little BLACK worms on her Roses! Are these the same as the Rose Sawfly or something else????

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seamommy(7bTX)

Could be something else, or the same, but it doesn't really matter. IS isn't bug-specific, it'll kill the little critters just the same, no matter what color they are.
Cheryl

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