Question by  kimdatagirl (14)

What bugs will eat pumpkins?

I have some bug that is attacking my pumpkin plants and killing them.


Answer by  raven (241)

They are many different types of bugs that like to eat the pumpkins and their leaves. Some of these are beetles, especially the cucumber beetle, snails and slugs. Other types of bugs that likes pumpkins is the vine borers and the squash bugs.


Answer by  worker3873 (146)

The pumpkin fruit is a lovely place for a variety of bugs like worms, beetles, white flies, and knats. You may be able to save your pumpkins with insecticidal soap spray on the infestation. If it looks pretty bad, try again next year and use a systemic fertilizer.

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