Caterpillar pests of bedding and pot plants

This factsheet covers the main problem moth and butterfly species which impact bedding and pot plant crops, divided into: 

  • Foliage feeders
  • Leaf tying/rolling species
  • Cutworms

Sections on crop and pest monitoring and control measures within an integrated pest management (IPM) programme are also included.

This information was last updated in 2006.