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Jun 14, 2020 11:29 AM CST
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I am looking for a little help identifying some eggs on my wild rose plant.

Lately it and my currents have been plagued by pests. I noticed these new eggs today. I was hoping they might have been ladybug eggs, but, after a quick google, I no longer believe that to be the case.

I seem to have holes and nets across quite a few buds. I'm thinking these might belong to the culprit!

Any help would be appreciated 🙂

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Jun 15, 2020 12:47 AM CST
Name: one-eye-luke US.Vet.
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The two most common rose cane borers are actually small wasps.
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Jun 15, 2020 1:11 AM CST
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Luke, this is not a cane borer. I would recommend removing the eggs. I do know the pest but can't remember the name. This problem was discussed on the rose forum. I have these issues on my roses. Now, nets, would that be webs? Many tiny garden spiders will put their webs on roses to catch their prey. I have tiny webs on many of my garden plants. Spiders are good guys in the garden, for the most part. I usually leave them alone.
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