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Is flea beetle a problem in fall for broccoli?

Posted by Aaron_Wisconsin_ 5 (My Page) on
Tue, Jul 22, 14 at 14:40

I am re-trying broccoli. My spring ones were all eaten to death by flea beetles. I did not know that I should cover them. I got conflicting information about flea beetles in the fall. Are they still a problem?


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RE: Is flea beetle a problem in fall for broccoli?

In my area there are very few flea beetles in fall compared to spring. If you plant some arugula and mustard, the ones that are around will go after that instead of your broccoli.


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RE: Is flea beetle a problem in fall for broccoli?

Use row covers. Problem solved


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