Slugs

Description:

Up to 2" long, it looks like a snail without a shell. Eggs are laid in jellylike masses under debris in damp areas. Slugs live a year or more and develop slowly. They feed on seedlings and ornamentals, eating large holes and leaving a slimy trail. They like tender leaf growth of peas, lettuce and other greens; hostas and other perennials.

Solutions:

Iron phosphate bait is very effective. Slugs and snails are attracted to the bait and stop feeding shortly after ingestion. We recommend Escar-Go!® Supreme™.

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