Timely processing of raspberries with folk remedies will save it from pests.
How to protect raspberries from worms / Photo: Unsplash
Raspberry is considered an unpretentious plant, which, with minimal care and expenditure of time and effort, gives wonderful results. fragrant sweet fruits
But, when harvesting, gardeners sometimes run into trouble – worms are found inside the berries, and raspberries lose all their attractiveness from this. known enemies
of this shrub are the raspberry beetle, bunch leafworm, raspberry fly.
What to do in this situation? There are several simple means how to save raspberries from pests
which we will discuss in our article.
How to get rid of worms in raspberries: life hacks
. Processing raspberries with baking soda gives a good effect. Take boiled water and dissolve soda in it at the rate of 5 tbsp. spoons per 10 liters of water. Cool the solution and spray the raspberry bushes in the period before flowering. Repeat the procedure 1 time in 5-7 days. Soda will not spoil the taste and quality of the berries, but it will destroy the worms.
- Potassium permanganate
. Prepare a solution at the rate of 0.5 g per 10 liters of water. The diluted solution should be slightly pink. Spray the raspberries with this solution periodically.
. Another way to water and spray is a mustard solution. Dilute 20 g of mustard in 10 liters of water.
. Make a tobacco tincture at the rate of 200 g of tobacco leaves per 10 liters of boiling water. Leave to infuse for 1 day, then strain and use to spray the bushes.
. To prepare the infusion, add 350 g of dried herb to 10 liters of boiling water and boil for another 20 minutes. Then cool the broth, filter and use to process raspberries.
. In addition to processing shrubs, they can be protected from pest invasion by planting onions and garlic next to the raspberries. Their strong smell repels harmful insects, and in return attracts beneficial ones – ground beetles and hoverflies.
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