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What is eating ALL the leaves on my eggplants,

Posted by usha_srinivasan z5/6 SE MI (My Page) on
Wed, May 30, 12 at 12:27

kale and sunflower ? The plants are gnawed to the stems so I now only have a skeleton plant. The tomatoes, peppers, chamomile, chives, squash, basil, cilantro planted right next are fine.

I live in a city lot, no deer. Could it be squirrels ?
a neighborhood dog ?

So bummed out :(
Usha


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RE: What is eating ALL the leaves on my eggplants,

It could be snails or slugs. Do grasshoppers live in your area? They leave rounded bite marks, larger than you would think for an insect.

Here is a link that might be useful: What's Growing On?


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RE: What is eating ALL the leaves on my eggplants,

Here in PA, the flea beetles do a number on eggplants.


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