caterpillars - Knowledgebase Question

boca Raton, Fl
Question by skoch8
September 8, 2009
I have caterpillars eating my lantana plants away. I have sprayed theme with the Seven pest control spray but it doesn't seem to be working. The caterpilalrs are orange with white spots and long black hairs. I have cut down the plants and have gotten most of the larger ones but there continue to baby ones. Help!! I am a novice at thiS.



Answer from NGA
September 8, 2009


The best control for caterpillars is a product called Bt (bacillus thuringensis) which is sold as Dipel or Thuricide. It targets only caterpillars. Be sure to apply according to label directions.

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