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Crushed Stems

Posted by whizzer75 z7 Al (My Page) on
Thu, Sep 21, 06 at 13:41

This morning I found two branches on the ground and one hanging by a thread. All appeared to be chewed or mashed until they broke. These were near the top of a Box Car Willie about 2 to 2 1/2 ft. tall (fall planting).
Not cut like a worm and no damage to leaves, buds or small fruit.
Any idea what kind of varmit would chew on a tomato stem?
I have squirrels but they have never chewed on stems, just fruit.

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RE: Crushed Stems

Woodchuck? Believe me, those suckers can climb.

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