Slugs Of Laurel

Disease Information

Slugs

Slugs can cause damage by eating the edges of the leaves of laurel. The damage is superficial and will not harm the overall health of the plant.

Management

CHEMICAL CONTROL

Slug pellets can be used to effectively control slugs. Products containing Ferramol (Growing Success Advanced Slug Killer or Vitax Slug Rid) are much less harmful to wildlife such as birds and hedgehogs than products containing metaldehyde.

BIOLOGICAL CONTROL

Nematodes can be used to control slugs. Products such as Nemaslug are available should be mixed with water and applied following the manufacturer`s instructions.

 



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