Mystery black somethings? On trumpet plant


DrMike27

Trust me...I’m a doctor.
Joined
May 14, 2019
Messages
95
Reaction score
66
Location
Phoenix
Hardiness Zone
9b
Country
United States
I noticed over the winter my backyard trumpet plant started getting these black ball/egg-like things and I have no clue what they could be. In the fall I found 1 small green caterpillar or inch worm but it was just eating the leaves. Any ideas what this could be?

1609867247535.jpeg
1609867270359.jpeg
 
Ad

Advertisements

Joined
Feb 2, 2014
Messages
8,843
Reaction score
4,092
Location
Tarpley Tx
Hardiness Zone
8b
Country
United States
What you see is excrement from either an insect or a caterpillar. It's probably from a caterpillar called a leaf roller caterpillar.
 
Ad

Advertisements


Ask a Question

Want to reply to this thread or ask your own question?

You'll need to choose a username for the site, which only take a couple of moments. After that, you can post your question and our members will help you out.

Ask a Question

Top