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10/08/2014 at 06:29

Capsicum have one inch dark green caterpillars invasion

Can I spray and what with PLEASE. ? They have changed the leaves into net curtains overnight        must be panicking put wrong face. C r I k e y.     done it again¡¡!¡

10/08/2014 at 06:45

I would try hand picking them off and daily inspections. 

10/08/2014 at 15:10

Thanks dove have done this ,I just wondered if there was an organic spray I could've mix ed  up or buy. I have sprayed with soapy water this morning too .

10/08/2014 at 15:20

Once they get to that size, even nasty chemical sprays are pretty useless, let alone organic ones.  Hand picking and vigilance are your only effective weapon. 

10/08/2014 at 17:40

I have put them outside in there big pots ,thought maybe this heavy rain we are having will knock any remaining ones off !

I am at a loss as to how and where I have got them from  this must be the fourth year I have bought  them from jersy plants .never had caterpillars on capsicum before .I did wonder if it's the cabbage white butterfly ,.

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