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Old 05-02-2014, 09:55 PM
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What has eaten my Brassia leaf?

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Help? Does anyone know what has eaten my leaf on my Brassia?
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Old 05-03-2014, 01:11 AM
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I'm not sure. There are quite a few insects that eat holes in plants like that. It isn't a caterpillar as they tend to just munch one big hole.
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Most likely a beetle of some sort. They seem to like to eat holes in leaves just like that.
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Leafmite/Katrina, thank you for replies. It is peculiar, I have approx. 55 orchids in orchidhouse, and only 1 leaf was attacked!! Must have had his fill and moved on.
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Hi, I have just noticed the same issue as well - also in Brisbane! Some critter is punching holes in a few of my orchids, not all of them, but enough for me to notice, including a rock laelia which have pretty tough leaves. I'd really like to know what's doing it so I know how to deal with it.

Meanwhile, I think I've dealt with whatever it was, most likely a snail, that snipped off one of three spikes on my Bulbophyllum rothschildianum while I was away for a long weekend I guess two out of three isn't bad but I would've preferred 3!

Would love to know what people thinks will work for this.

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