Beetles eating Blackeyed Susans - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by sunny126girl
June 30, 2010
What can I put on my black eyed Susans to stop the little black beetles from eating the yellow petalss off of them, leaving me with just the black eyes.


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Answer from NGA
June 30, 2010

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Without seeing them, I can't make an precise identification of the kind of beetle that chewing on your black-eyed Susan's. But the microbial insecticide Spinosad is a low-toxicity insecticide that is effective against many beetles. I'd suggest giving that a try. You could also try the insecticide pyrethrin.

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