Ginger – lament

P1000601 ginger 11 Oct 2015

 

My beautiful promising plant went from this (right)
to this overnight.

P1000617 eaten 13 oct

 

The top shoot was hanging
down and fell off when I
picked the pot up for a closer look and I turned around a few minutes later to see that the big leaf was also now hanging down in a sorry fashion.  What could cause such devastation in such a short time?

Well, it turned out to be a green caterpillar hiding inside the rolled up leaf.

damage

Close up view of the damage…

 

bitten off shoot

and the top shoot that was bitten off.

 

 

 

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