Caterpillars eating gooseberry bushes

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Ann-Marie O\’ Byrne asked 10 years ago

Caterpillars have shredded the leaves on the gooseberry bushes.These are very close to strawberry plants which are just about to produce fruit.534fionaI am harvesting the gooseberries now though not fully ripe. How can I get rid of the caterpillars to save the gooseberry plants without damaging the strawberries?

1 Answers

Gerry Daly Staff answered 2 years ago
These are caterpillars of gooseberry sawfly and they will soon disappear. The gooseberries can be used and the bushes will sprout new leaves.

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