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19/08/2013 at 12:12

Can anyone help me please? I've grown sunflowers for the first time from seed and when the flowers have appeared there's been wee black bug things which seem to come out of the flower head.....they've not eaten the sunflower or leaves but look pretty unsightly!  I've attached a photo incase anybody can help.  Thanks in advance...

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/29526.jpg?width=201&height=350&mode=max

 

19/08/2013 at 12:23

They're just pollen beetles. The won't harm you or the plant.

19/08/2013 at 13:05

They like yellow, I had a pair of yellow trousers, Insects loved me especially the pollen beetles

19/08/2013 at 23:11

brilliant thanks  x

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