Something is eating my Viburnums

donnaroeJune 24, 2014

I don't know the variety of my viburnums. There are small holes in many of the leaves-some leaves are 1/3 gone. I looked yesterday and didn't see the culprits, so I cannot be helpful with what is eating them. I think this has been going on for 2-3 weeks now. They are not the shiney leaf variety-more of a fuzzy leaf type.

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ken_adrian Adrian MI cold Z5

try looking at night ...

if you cant ID the pest ... then you cant treat for it ...

a pic might get you an ID ...

all that said.. its a V... it could probably be eaten bare.. and still survive.. dont go all chicken little on worrying about it ... quest for knowledge GOOD ... worry BAD ....

post a pic ..

ken

    Bookmark   June 24, 2014 at 1:19PM
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gardengal48

Look for viburnum leaf beetles. They can bother many different types (but not all) of viburnum and in serious concentrations, can defoliate the plant.

Here is a link that might be useful: Viburnum leaf beetle

    Bookmark   June 24, 2014 at 1:50PM
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