• cabbagewhitecaterpillar
  • caterpillar2


Major plant pest causing considerable plant damage to a wide variety of plants.  Cabbage White Caterpillars are a major pest of all brassicas, including swede, turnip and parsnip.  Feeding commonly seen on leaves, seedlings, shoots, flowers and even fruit.   Large, irregular holes can be seen on leaves often with feeding damage occuring on the leaf edges.  Black frass (droppings) also usually visible.

Product Solution: Spray with Provado Ultimate Fruit and Vegetable Bug Killer Ready To Use/Concentrate, Sprayday Greenfly Killer, Provado Ultimate Bug Killer Ready To Use. 

Cultural measures: Remove and destroy clusters of eggs when seen. Pick off caterpillars by hand where ever possible (particular problem on all brassica species).

Recommended products