alexandra o'brien Staff asked 9 years ago

ive grown grafted chillies “medina” for the first time this year. the chillies are still green and about 5″ long. they are in my greenhouse. most chillies have a round hole bored in to each chilli just near the top of the fruit. must be a grub with strong tastebuds!!!!! any ideas?

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Gerry Daly


The most likely culprit for this is small snails. The damage could have been done at any stage and does not look very recent. Snails feed at night and hide nearby by day.

Why the holes should be in the same position is a mystery!

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