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Title: Sisso Spinach Pest?
Post by: AlexTrees on May 10, 2020, 10:48:28 AM
hello, whatís this on my sisso ?! what should i do? itís a potted sisso plant that iíve had for about 2 months.
(https://i.postimg.cc/vgxpvWVv/1-A796516-E517-467-B-B521-5-DDCBB2-FF519.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/vgxpvWVv)

(https://i.postimg.cc/k2f3MMCW/6-F369-C5-F-9-A7-D-47-F6-8724-C7-A81-E4-DFB92.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/k2f3MMCW)

(https://i.postimg.cc/t1MKPrYT/7-E72-F3-EA-00-E7-40-FB-8571-D88-EA4081-CD9.jpg) (https://postimg.cc/t1MKPrYT)
Title: Re: Sisso Spinach Pest?
Post by: pineislander on May 11, 2020, 10:06:15 PM
Caterpillars. Clip the plant back and cover with tulle netting to protect it from further damage. It can grow in full sun and the net will give it just a little shade. I've had a patch in ground for a few years sometimes the caterpillars tear it up then it regrows fresh againn when they leave.