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Something is eating my Rhubarb ALREADY!

Posted by waterlily_girl 4 (My Page) on
Sat, May 3, 14 at 10:16

Zone 4 in WI. We had a very cold winter and the soil temp is still to cool to plant - BUT my rhubarb plants are growing well - almost 10" tall on May 1. What in the world would be eating the leaves at this time of year? HELP!

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RE: Something is eating my Rhubarb ALREADY!

Slugs are the usual culprit on Rhubarb. Beer traps or slug poison will work.

RE: Something is eating my Rhubarb ALREADY!

Mine get eaten once in a while in early spring too. I think it's either the wood chuck or some of the many deer we have. Once the other foliage comes out they tend to leave it alone.

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