Potatoes & wasps

Angela Aylward asked 6 years ago

I found wasps on my potato stalks today. They were on two different plants. They were grown from the fruit that formed on the stalks of sharpo axon is that l had growing last year. I was wondering what was the attraction. I have never seen it before.

1 Answers

Gerry Daly Staff answered 4 years ago
Wasps feed on any sugary sap source, and the potato stalks may have be slighlty broken by wind. Presumably the plants were grown stem tubers, not from seeds, not that it matters to the wasps.