Cactus Leave Problem
Name: Pieter C.
I am looking for a remedy/pesticide. My cactus plant
leafs are infested with worms. They are orange of color with black
stripes right around. they reach a lenght of about 50mm (2inch). They
kill a full grown plant in a few months. I do not know how they spread.
They attack the leafs first then the fruit. I have asked around in South
Africa but no one seems to know anything about these worms. Please I
have lost a lot of plants already and am desperate. Any help will be
nothing on worms but perhaps helpful:
Anthony R. Brach, Ph.D.
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Update: June 2012