hosta problem - Knowledgebase Question

east greenwich, Rh
Question by joyce836
July 13, 2010
Something is eating my hosta. Every year when it get warm I find some hosta with holes and others that seem to be chewed. What is tge problem and how do I solve it?


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Answer from NGA
July 13, 2010

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The most common hosta pests are slugs and snails. They hide during the day and feed at night. You can go out at night with a flashlight and pick them off your plants or you can broadcast a bait around your plants to help control them. The iron based Sluggo is really effective in controlling slugs and snails. Be sure to apply according to label directions.

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