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What nibbled my bay leaves?

B3B3 Posts: 15,495
Nothing major, but I'm curious. What nibbles mature bay leaves at right -angles? Straight up. Turn. Straight across. It also seems strange that they didn't go for the younger, softer leaves.
In London. Keen but lazy.


  • wild edgeswild edges The north west of south east WalesPosts: 5,531
    Are you sure they didn't just snap off?
  • yorkshireroseyorkshirerose North YorkshirePosts: 565
    Can you post a photo, please?
    A gardener's work is never at an end  - (John Evelyn 1620-1706)
  • B3B3 Posts: 15,495
    No they're cut into the sides of the leaves. About the width of a match stick and all less than a centimetre long
    I'll have a look to see if I can find one. To be honest, there weren't many affected. Just looked a bit strange.
    Have a code in my node. Will go out when I'm winning😷
    In London. Keen but lazy.
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