I found many red bugs on chayote. What are they? Good or bad? Thanks!


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I found many red bugs on chayote. What are they? Good or bad? Thanks!
 

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I found many red bugs on chayote. What are they? Good or bad? Thanks!
What you are seeing are the nymphs of the leaf footed stink bug. If left, they will destroy your fruit. These are still very young and not doing a great deal of damage, YET. ASAP spray them with Spinosad Soap.
 
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