QuestionsHow to growVegetable GrowingRhubarbGreen beetle on rhubarb 0 Vote Up Vote Down helen barry asked 11 years ago Shiny green beetle eating rhubarb leaves. How do you get rid of it? 1 Answers 0 Vote Up Vote Down Gerry Daly Staff answered 3 years ago This beetle normally eats dock leaves which are related to rhubarb. They will disappear after a time and the damage is not significant. Even if rhubarb loses all its leaves, it will recover.