Rose Pests - Knowledgebase Question

Indianapolis, IN
Question by becky48
September 8, 1998
What types of bugs can damage roses?

Answer from NGA
September 8, 1998


The most common insect pests of roses include aphids, cucumber beetles, Japanese beetles, June beetles, caterpillars of all kinds, rose midges, rose chafers, rose stem borers, spider mites, and thrips. Not all roses are attacked by all of these insects, but the list includes those most often associated with damage to roses.

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