Phylloxera aphids on Grape Vine

Asked July 19, 2016, 6:24 PM EDT

I just noticed these aphids (see photos) on the underside of my Concord grape leaves. Question: can I just cut off the leaves?

Hennepin County Minnesota

1 Response

We do not recommend cutting off the leaves although a few certainly could be removed. Your grape vines do need these leaves to store energy. Here is our article on these aphids: