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Posted by joyinariz Mesa Az (My Page) on
Sat, Nov 2, 13 at 14:00

Help...Something is eating all my plants. All of my bougainvillea, and ever other flowering plant I have. It is making the leaves brown and curl up. It's sucking the life out of everything ! (:

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RE: bugs

Can you post a pic? What do you see? If no photo is possible, describe it - size, color, fuzzy, etc.. These nasty little bugs ate and destroyed 2 sages a few years ago.

Here is a link that might be useful: mealy bugs

RE: bugs

This is probably the same critter that targeted bougainvillea last year. Its a caterpillar that can roll itself up in a leaf avoiding most pest control products. Use a product that contains the bacteria called Bacillus thuringensis (Bt - pronounced Bee Tee). When the caterpillar eats a leaf thats been sprayed it will die.

Here is a link that might be useful: Bougainvillea caterpillar

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