Worms eathing my Knockout Roses!

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Date Photo Taken: 10/27/2013
Location: Carrollton GA
Posted By: dblackwell1968

Notes:

Roses are 6 years old, never had a problem with anything other than thorns when I prune them. This year all of a sudden the leaves disappeared within 4 weeks to being almost naked. I decided to cut them back thinking whatever it was had left but when I turned the good leaves over on the branch I found WORMS. Never seen so many. One bush had what looked like a webworm netting on the lower branches and I included it in the pictures. What are they and will they be back?

COMMENTS

  1. Walter Reeves The Georgia Gardener says:

    see http://www.walterreeves.com/gardening-q-and-a/rose-sawfly-identification/

    October 28th, 2013 at 9:22 am

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