Posts Tagged ‘sawfly’

Mockorange sawfly – Identification

Q: Can you tell me what type of worm this is and why does it attack my mockorange bush? A: It’s a “worm” – but it’s not a caterpillar. I counted his fleshy back legs (prolegs) and can distinguish more...


River Birch – Sawfly

Q: Last summer I called your radio show and asked how to get rid of caterpillars on several river birch trees in my back yard near my goldfish pond. Your answer was to get an organic product, and spray it...


Rose Sawfly – Identification

Q: My Knockout roses are pretty hardy, but something is decimating them, right down to the veins. There are little green worms, maybe caterpillars? They are coiled into a C shape, and there are several on each branch. A: You...