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Woodlice are invading and feasting on the apples on my 6ft dwarf apple too. Will a greaseband help deter them climbing up the trunk?



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Do you mean apples left on the branches from last year? or was this a problem last year when you were harvesting them?
A grease band should stop them I would have thought.

10 Apr, 2020


The woodlice are taking advantage of something else which makes the hole. Their 'teeth' are not strong enough to bite through an undamaged apple skin. What they are after is the moisture in the apple rather than the flesh. find out what is damaging the apple first, then the woodlice will not be a problem.

10 Apr, 2020


Just wondering how you still have any apples from last year?

12 Apr, 2020

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