Cutworm Information

Cutworm Information - Cutworms Pest Control

Affected Plants:
All plants.

Known for chewing through stems near the soil line. Some eat buds, leaves, fruits and roots.

Predator Insects:
Braconid wasps, tachinid flies, Beneficial nematodes, Bacillus thuringiensis.

Natural Insecticides:
Diatomaceous earth.

Other Methods of Control:

  • Keep the garden clean and free of weeds.
  • Sprinkle wood ashes around the plants.
  • Place a collar of newspaper around the stems when transplanting.

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