geranium & petunia worms - Knowledgebase Question

san jose, Ca
Question by pprctr
May 29, 2009
geraniums & petunias get destroyed every year right after they bloom by little worms in the actual flowers. what can I use to kill them safely?

Answer from NGA
May 29, 2009


It's difficult to kill the larvae once they've entered the flower buds so you'll need to concentrate on killing the moths. Orthene sprayed according to label directions should help. Best wishes with your geraniums and petunias!

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