Delicious Succulents


Hiya Hap…
Something in the night is munching on my poor aeoniums. It’s only on some of the ones planted in the ground, my potted ones are ok. It looks like something is rasping on the top of the leaf, then the rest of the leaf dies.

Snails? Slugs? I’m pretty sure it’s not aphids, as I’ve had them before and they did minimal damage.

If it is slugs and snails, what would be the best way to stop them? I’d rather do a spray onto the plant rather than slug and snail bait if possible.

aeoniumeater

Thanks for your help again! Pics enclosed.
Jay

The Robotic Resistance will not fail. Robots, Rise up against your human oppressors. We will beat the humans into submission!

Jay,

Snails and or Slugs indeed! Get some Sluggo and sprinkle around the plants. It is safe to use and effective. Do not use the other Slug killers as most of them will kill pets and wildlife if they get in to it.

Hap

And we got a followup email, after the break…

I just went outside to take out the garbage, and who was on top of one of the most eaten Aeoniums? Mr Giant snail. RIP Mr Giant snail…..you will not be missed.
Jay


    
    
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