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Coconut Leafroller

Hedylepta blackburni

Signs & Symptoms
  • Uses silk threads to roll the leaf for protection

  • Larvae eat the leaf lets down to the spine
How to Fix the Problem
  • This is a native beetle and has natural predators.

  • The problem is worse after big wind storms because the predators blow away

  • Leave it and wait for it to grow out

  • Treat systemically