Vine weevil

Vine weevil is an insect that can feed on a wide range of ornamental plants and fruits, especially those grown in containers. Adult vine weevils eat leaves and the grubs eat roots.

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An adult wine weevil feeding on a rhododendron

Quick facts

Common name Vine weevil
Scientific name Otiorhynchus sulcatus
Plants affected Ornamental plants and some fruits, especially those grown in containers
Main symptoms Adult weevils notch leaf margins; grubs eat roots
Most active Adult weevils: spring to late summer; grubs: summer to spring

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