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bouganvilla plant problem

Posted by Rachel69 none (My Page) on
Fri, Oct 12, 12 at 21:06

Please help, I have a problem with two bouganvilla plants. In the last couple days we have had some rain and noticed the issue in the photo below. Is this a bug problem or a fungus problem? Thanks for any and all help!!

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RE: bouganvilla plant problem

Looks like bougainvillea looper caterpillar damage. They are sometimes referred to as inchworms; the moth is a dull browninsh color. The caterpillars eat under the cover of darkness, so can be tough to actually see during the day. Bacillus thuringiensis (BT) should control them.


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