Rose Chafers (beetles)of hydrangea

Disease Information

Rose Chafers (beetles)

 Symptoms and damage

Rose chafers are a beetle that is known for eating the flowers blossom of Hydrangea leaving small holes in the petals. They also eat the leaves between the veins of the plant causing further damage. 

Management

The best organic way to try and prevent this is to check the plants and manually remove them from the plant. Pesticides can also be successful and have more immediate effects.

·         Examples of Insecticides (AcephateCyfluthrin – Imidacloprid- Insecticidal Soap )

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