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msmouser
Lexington, MA
(Zone 5b)

June 4, 2009
12:36 AM

Post #6638562

What is causing these holes in my lamium leaves? No other plants seem to be affected. I can't see any causative agents.

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Shacla
Layton, UT

June 28, 2012
10:44 AM

Post #9184814

I have the same problems as msmouser - holes in my lamium leaves. I have tried bug sprays but it's still happening on new growth. Help please!
1alh1
Sidney, OH
(Zone 6a)

July 6, 2012
3:09 PM

Post #9195673

I have the same problem with my lamium. I've seen earwigs crawling on the soil, so I'm blaming those ugly, scum-of-the-earth insects. Granular ant killer (Terro) has helped somewhat, but I hate to use too much of it.
Gabi65
Newcastle(NSW)
Australia
(Zone 10a)

July 8, 2012
6:41 AM

Post #9197571

Look for baby snails!
seran72
Bozeman, MT

July 9, 2012
5:41 AM

Post #9198657

I don't know what causes it but I wanted to let you know that the same thing happens to my lamium every year. The plants around it are not affected so it's something to which the lamium is particularly susceptible.
ecrane3
Dublin, CA
(Zone 9a)

July 9, 2012
7:06 AM

Post #9198809

I've noticed the slugs/snails do seem to prefer some plants vs others--this year for example the snails have shredded the leaves of my Acanthus, but haven't so much as touched anything around it. So it's possible they find Lamium yummier than other things.

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