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damaged rhubarb leaves

Something is eating my rhubarb leaves.  The young leaves are stripped to the veins and spine, but older leaves have big holes in them.  Would this be slug damage? Or what else eats them?  I'm not bothered about it as I am getting plenty of stems for my use, but I'm curious.  Thanks, Mags


  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 64,446

    Slugs and snails image

    “I am not lost, for I know where I am. But however, where I am may be lost.” Winnie the Pooh

  • Invicta2Invicta2 Posts: 663

    They do have their preferences. I have Timperly Early [some holes but not severe], Raspberry Red  and Glaskeens [reduced to same state as staffsmags]. Funny thing is I think Glaskeens has the worst flavour.

  • staffsmagsstaffsmags Posts: 230

    Thanks a lot for the info!  Fortunately the leaf gobblers don't seem to like the stems!  Mags

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