Author Topic: RED PALM WEEVIL  (Read 2488 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline suzie

  • Participant
  • **
  • Posts: 48
RED PALM WEEVIL
« on: Saturday, 21 February, 2015 @ 09:52:28 »
To all you gardeners out there - I think my palm tree has the dreaded Red Palm Weevil?  what do i use to get rid of it.

Many thanks.

Offline Mary

  • Forum Hero
  • *****
  • Posts: 191
Re: RED PALM WEEVIL
« Reply #1 on: Saturday, 21 February, 2015 @ 12:11:39 »
Souvlaki sticks. Apparently they're a delicacy in some places:


"Grilled palm maggots, Ecuador" by Guttorm Flatabø - Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons -
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Grilled_palm_maggots,_Ecuador.jpg#mediaviewer/File:Grilled_palm_maggots,_Ecuador.jpg


Not sure they're too easy to kill off otherwise: control and prevention.

If you fancy some grub: culinary uses.

 :oki:

Offline TonyKath

  • Global Moderator
  • Forum Deity
  • *****
  • Posts: 1932
Re: RED PALM WEEVIL
« Reply #2 on: Saturday, 21 February, 2015 @ 17:27:00 »
Souvlaki sticks. Apparently they're a delicacy in some places:


"Grilled palm maggots, Ecuador" by Guttorm Flatabø - Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons -
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Grilled_palm_maggots,_Ecuador.jpg#mediaviewer/File:Grilled_palm_maggots,_Ecuador.jpg


Not sure they're too easy to kill off otherwise: control and prevention.

If you fancy some grub: culinary uses.

 :oki:

 

Tony