Elephant Ears leaves eaten

by Debbie Finocchiaro
(St. Louis, MO)

This morning my Elephant Ears leaves appeared to be some insects dinner over night. What can I do to prevent this?

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Jul 17, 2011
Stopping bugs from eating elephant ear leaves
by: Kansas City

Hi, We have a 2-month old elephant ear and noticed the leaves were being chewed on. We're guessing it's beetles or catepillars.

We got one of those travel spray bottles and filled it with mostly water and a splash of Apple Cider Vinegar (just enough to make the water slightly cloudy and a very light amber color)

At night, we gave the leaves 1 light spritz/mist on the top and bottom, then lightly on the stalks. the new leaves are growing in great (and no holes!)

Jul 18, 2011
Elephant Ear Remedy
by: Anonymous

Thanks for your time and advice. I'll give it a try.

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