Rose leaves curling, turning brown, and half eaten.

georgia_mountain_lad(7)May 17, 2014

My Zephirine Drouhin climbing rose has leaves that are curling, turning brown, and being half eaten. I am attaching a picture. What can I do?

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charleney(8a PNW)

If you unfurl the leaves, you may find webbing, or leaf roller . It protects itself and feeds on the leaves. I think it may form a caterpillar. If I find them, I squish the leaves and remove them. I hope you don't get more infestation. The few I have found on my roses, have not proliferated much. But of course, I do not know about your zone.

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