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Shortycc started grow question 3 years ago
I just noticed leaf damage from bud worms.. I sprayed soapy water.. I have 4 weeks to go I'm so upset any advice I'd appreciate!!
4 weeks
Tangie Shortycc
Tangerine Dream Auto
4 comments · 3 years ago
Week 8
Techniques. Defoliation
DissNoof answered grow question 3 years ago
actually i was gonna say what longjohn said, BT is the thing against these and works fairly quickly plus it's fully bio and actually works ! hope this helps ! :rocket:
Stick answered grow question 3 years ago
Hi @Shortycc! Soap is used to make your mixture glue to your plant but it is not the main repulsive. You could try to add a few drops of neem oil, as well as crushed/mixed garlic, and some essential oils (such as peppermint, lavender, clove..). These should repel predators from eating your leaves and conqueering your plant, and neem oil can even sterilize them. Considering you're already in the flowering stage, I would not apply this solution by misting/spraying, but I would use a sponge and delicately apply onto & below the leaves, to prevent buds from being affected by your solution (and by too much humidity). Hope this will help, keep us updated and happy growing! :facepunch:
Removed answered grow question 3 years ago
Spinosad will work also. Get tweezers and pluck them off if you can. Also neem oil os a great preventative that you can start applying after the spinosad or wash with soap and water.:pray::pray:
LongJohn420 answered grow question 3 years ago
Hi! Caterpillar worms... try that
Hope you find help in this!