Restoring Snow On the Mountain - Knowledgebase Question

Port Saint Lucie, FL (Zone 10)
Question by debbie86
June 19, 2006
The leaves on my snow on the mountain shrubs have been consummed by catepillars. How can i restore these shrubs


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Answer from NGA
June 19, 2006

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Debbie,

Fertilize them by evenly spreading a cup of lawn fertilizer (not weed and feed) per 10 square feet of soil surface around the plants. Maintain good soil moisture and the plants should put on new growth soon. If any caterpillars are still present or show up after the plants start to regrow immediately spray the plants with a product containing B.t. and be ready to repeat the spray about a week later.

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