What animal eats cabbage leaves?
Beside this, what is eating my cabbage leaves?
Cabbage pests, most typically larvae like cabbageworm, cabbage looper and diamondback moth larvae, can destroy a cabbage patch. Not only do they chew through the leaves and head of the cabbage, they also leave excrement and dead insects inside the head, rendering it unfit for consumption.
Subsequently, question is, how do I keep bugs from eating my cabbage? If there are only a few worms, simply pick them off the plant, and squish them. For a more thorough elimination, mix 1 tablespoon dish soap with 1 cup vegetable oil, and 1 cup water. Spray the entire cabbage plant, including the underside of leaves. The mixture will repel the worms from the plant.
Subsequently, one may also ask, do raccoons eat cabbage?
Raccoons like to eat cabbage, but do not like walking on prickly plants. Raccoons love to eat cabbage, but the only cabbage that will kill raccoons is poisonous cabbage, which would be cruel and illegal, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Why are there holes in my cabbage leaves?
These small holes are telltale signs of the cabbage worm. Actually, the are several insects that cause this type of damage and are generally referred to as 'cabbage worms'. The adults come and lay their eggs on the leaves of cabbage, leaf lettuce, broccoli, cauliflower and kale and other leafy greens.