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Old 08-10-2013, 11:57 AM
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? about catipillar eating plant


Does anyone know what kind this is & if I should leave him or get something to get rid of them. They are on my Cassia Alata plant. My roommate planted this & it is so big we are having a problem keeping it standing. Yesterday we noticed this Caterpillar on the plant & they are eating it up really fast.

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Old 08-10-2013, 01:27 PM
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The cassia alata is a host of the sulphur/sulfur moth. As caterpillars they are usually green but are sometimes yellow. If it were me, I would let the caterpillars survive.
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Old 08-10-2013, 01:48 PM
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Thank you so much for the info. Sorry for bothering everyone with so many ?'s but I really am new to all this. I know my friend who planted it wasn't happy to see his big plant eaten so fast but I hate to kill anything so I told him I would ask the group what to do

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Old 08-10-2013, 07:24 PM
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lol I thought you meant a plant that ate catepillars... shows how tired I am right now...
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Old 08-11-2013, 10:44 AM
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lol sounds like a mistake I would make on one of my bad days or if Im tired...
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