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Pachystachys lutea - Golden Shrimp Plant, Lollipop Plant


Pachystachys lutea - Golden Shrimp Plant, Lollipop Plant  (Pachystachys lutea - Golden Shrimp Plant, Lollipop Plant)

My Golden Shrimp plants' leaves were pretty much all eaten by snails. They can eat all the leaves off this plant in one or two nights. Oh, do I hate snails! I think the snail bait got them this time. : > )
Photo taken Jan. 14, 2010.



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Snails AND slugs Delonix, i hate them both .... oh, and caterpillars too, now THEY are really devouring my Heucheras. Grrrrrrr.

16 Jan, 2010

 

Louise1:

Yes, snails and slugs are very active here in winter...as you can tell by my
Golden Shrimp plants which look like sticks. LOL! : > )

The plants in the front, which have a little more green are Crossandra plants which I moved from under the vine in the background. The snails and slugs got to those also.

16 Jan, 2010

 

looks lovely ....do u use beer traps to catch the snails????

16 Jan, 2010

 

Frogs seem to control mine.

16 Jan, 2010

 

http://www.hedgehogs.org.uk/facts/page4.html

16 Jan, 2010

 

Yes Sixpence hedgehogs do help, we have several that come every evening for food during their awake period such fun to watch. Do they have them in California?

16 Jan, 2010

 

As far as I know they need a permit, to own one, as they are illegal when reading on the net

16 Jan, 2010

 

Hedgehogs that visit my garden are wild animals Sixpence!

16 Jan, 2010

 

You asked had they got them in California, they have but are illegal to own one they need a permit so I read off the net. Yes I agree they are wild in your garden, as it is illegal to entrap one in your garden, I know the man who runs a hedgehog rescue, lives not to far away from me.

16 Jan, 2010

 

Sandra:

I've never used beer for trapping snails...it's too much work even though I know it's more environmentally friendly. : > )

17 Jan, 2010

 

Sixpence, Drc726 :

I''ve never seen a hedgehog here. We have quite a few cayotes in the urban areas...they would probably eat them...like they eat the cats.

17 Jan, 2010

 

Sixpence, Drc726 :

I've just read that hedehogs are illegal in California and it's basically impossible to receive a permit to own one...unless it's in a zoo.

17 Jan, 2010



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