Vine Weevil

What is Vine Weevil?

Vine Weevil
Vine Weevil

This insect is a Beetle. Vine Weevil is one of the worst insect. Adult Vine Weevil feed on foliage of many plants and shrubs which has green and soft stems, but has no persistent woody stems above the ground. It’s grubs feed on plants roots which cause death of plants. The grubs are the Larvae of Vine Weevil Beetle.

They are active all year round. Adult Vine Weevil start attacking  from Spring to late Summer and grubs are active from Summer to Spring. These grubs also eats roots of grass, so if you see the yellow patches on your lawn, it may be infested by Grubs. Adult Vine Weevil eats only the plants leaves and does not cause serious damage to plants but its larvae/grubs is the problematic and very dangerous. There are several other species of Weevil which are closely related to Vine Weevil but they are not bad as larvae.

They also attack on vegetables and herbal plants.

Presence of Vine Weevil Beetles on plants indicate the presence of larvae/grubs also, so you must act immediately to get rid of these evil creatures before they destroy your garden.

How to get rid of Vine Weevil and its Grubs.

 

 

 

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