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ID These eggs please

Hi everyone, can any of you identify these eggs or give it a good guess on what they might be and what I should do next in regards to them? (They're on the underside of one of my sunflowers, none of the other 9 have any eggs on it's just this one)  Thanks in advance  


  • bertrand-mabelbertrand-mabel Posts: 2,523
    First thoughts were snails but then they lay them on the soil and more gelatinous coating.
    Could be butterfly/moth eggs but no idea which one.
    You could let them develop and see what the caterpillars look like before they eat all the leaves!
  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Posts: 86,036
    edited May 2020
    I’d say they’re moth eggs ... and moths are pollinators ... very welcome in this garden 🐛 <3

    Gardening in Central Norfolk on improved gritty moraine over chalk ... free-draining.

  • CLBCLB Posts: 26
    Thanks for the replies, I'll let them grow and see what they turn into, I'm willing to sacrifice one Sunflower.. I mean I have another 170+  seeds so I can always replace it with another 5 or so haha! 
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