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Are these cabbage worm eggs

Posted: 10/06/2014 at 17:57

Just check my last post before you do that - I think you may have a scale insect infestation on your camellia - the adult scale insects will be on the branches of the camellias.  They're pretty well disguised.  You'll need to treat the adults or they'll weaken your camellia.

You may well have cabbage white butterfly caterpillars on other plants in your garden, but what you have on your camellia is not them. 

Are these cabbage worm eggs

Posted: 10/06/2014 at 17:50

Having checked the RHS page on Camellia problems, I think these are the eggs of the cushion scale insect. 

If you click on the 5th picture along on this page http://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?PID=771 you'll see what I mean. 

Are these cabbage worm eggs

Posted: 10/06/2014 at 17:41

Those aren't cabbage white eggs, they're small and yellow, like these 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/48835.jpg?width=400&height=350&mode=max

 

Are these cabbage worm eggs

Posted: 10/06/2014 at 17:38

I'd rather find out what something is before I go around killing things indiscriminately.  

If you read this thread http://www.gardenersworld.com/forum/fruit-andamp-veg/red-currant--spikey-caterpillars/98011.html  you'll get what I'm on about. 

Let's try to identify them - anyone got any ideas? 

Welcome to the fruit & veg forum

Posted: 10/06/2014 at 17:36

 If the seed has germinated then it'll be fine.  It's more likely to be a dryness at the roots or lack of the right pollinating insects.  Beans need quite a bit of water.  

It would be helpful if you started a new thread for this question, with Broad Bean in the title, so that broad bean growers can spot it easily.  

red-currant--spikey-caterpillars-

Posted: 10/06/2014 at 17:30

Nut 

Thunder

Posted: 10/06/2014 at 16:25

Still got bright sunshine, blue skies and white fluffies here .... but I'm not bragging 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 10/06/2014 at 16:23
4thPanda wrote (see)

..........  BTW, am off for the last two weeks in July if anyone fancies a meet up? Have trains, can travel 

 

Oooh, might be a good time of the summer to visit The Old Rectory at East Ruston 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 10/06/2014 at 16:22

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/48827.jpg?width=307&height=350&mode=max

 As Punkdoc ate all the Jam and Cream Sponge, it'll have to be Pear and Almond cake with Streusel topping. 

red-currant--spikey-caterpillars-

Posted: 10/06/2014 at 16:16

How wonderful - lucky you 

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