Trillium leaf damage

Asked May 6, 2016, 4:56 PM EDT

The leaves on three of the six trilliums have been chewed, primarily the small ones. I have put slug bate around them several times and sprayed them with Captain Jack's Dead Bug. No luck. Any suggestions?

Marion County Oregon slugs horticulture

1 Response

Thanks for the question, to my understanding trillium has almost no pests. I think the best thing for you to do bring in a stem with damaged leaves still attached to your local extension office. They can look at the damaged leaf edge and maybe give you a better idea as to the cause. Pictures of a whole plant and the area where they are planted might be helpful also.

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