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are many types of caterpillars which are usually the
larval (caterpillar or grub) stage of moths and butterflies,such
as cabbage moth, cabbage white butterfly, potato moth
or tomato moth. The moths lay their eggs on the underside
of leaves. The larvae of caterpillars hatch from the
eggs and then feed on the leaves or fruit. Another kind
of caterpillar is the armyworm or cutworm, which is
brown or green (or sometimes striped) and mostly feeds
at night. These caterpillars cut through the stems of
seedlings or transplants, and can also attack lawns.
The parent moth rarely does any damage and is not often
seen as they mainly fly at night.
are seen in the leaves or fruit. Holes are usually irregular
in shape. Black or brown droppings can also bean indication
of the presence of caterpillars.
Solutions Nature's Way Caterpillar Killer Dipel Spray
when caterpillars or their damage first appear. It is
important to spray both sides of all foliage. Respraying
at 5 - 7 day intervals may be needed. Ensure that
all foliage, including undersides of leaves is sprayed.
Apply in the cool of the early morning or late evening.
Insects will stop feeding immediately but may take up
to three days to die.