What is eating my broad bean plants?
Considering this, what is eating my broad bean pods?
Damage to the leaves of broad bean plants is most likely due to pea / bean weevils. They tend to leave notches in the edges of the leaves. They can severely damage young broad bean plants but larger plants can normally outgrow them.
Also, do mice eat broad beans? Rats, grey squirrels, field mice and, if you are very lucky, shrews will all eat their fair share of seeds, bulbs, nuts, fruit and even snails. Big seeds such as broad beans, squash and sweetcorn are their favourite spring treats.
Also asked, do slugs eat broad bean plants?
They only nibble at broad beans and usually the plants will survive. broad beans and raspberries - not a snail's favourite food! Copper Tape. Theoretically, snails and slugs won't cross copper tape because it gives them an electric shock.
What is eating the edges of my plants?
Slugs and snails like areas that are moist and shady and eat irregular-shaped holes in the leaf (but not along the edges). To see of snails and slugs are your plant-eating culprits, come out at night with a flashlight and look under leaves. Cucumber beetles will leave tiny transparent circles on plant leaves.