small holes in the leaves of most of my rose bushes - Knowledgebase Question

Lake Forest, Ca
Question by dfortezzo
July 16, 2009
I dod not see anything attacking my rose bushes, but most of the leaves have these holes in them from some sort of bug. I have a pest service so I do not believe they are from ants or spiders? Please let men know if I am advised to use a certain type of rose food, or just an insectaside.

thanks David


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Answer from NGA
July 16, 2009

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Small holes can be the work of flea beetles or caterpillars, or practically any other rose pest. Since we don't know what it is, your best best is to use a product such as Rose Defense which is neem oil based and has some residual effect.

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