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Old 07-19-2013, 02:20 AM   #1
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I am a first year hop grower and have noticed a few beetle type insects chewing my hop leaves.
Is there something all natural I can do to get rid of these guys?
Also noticed the bottom leaves on a few of the plants are turning brown and dying.
Thanks for any help.
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Old 07-19-2013, 03:37 AM   #2
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if its Japanese beetles you've got a day or two before they eat your whole plant. Picking them off would work until more fly in and then you'll repeat over, and over. Get yourself some Seven from your local garden center and be done with it.

 
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Old 07-19-2013, 03:58 AM   #3
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After doing some more research I do have Japanese beetles. I have only seen a few but they are going to town eating my hops leaves.
I am going to try Neem Oil on them and see if that works.
It is organic and non toxic so they say.
I will post an update for others that might have the same problem.
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Old 07-20-2013, 03:31 PM   #4
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I had the same problem this year, one day I looked out and saw a few, 2 days later it looked like a beetle party. Seven, once and done!

 
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