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Jan

milkweed pests and diseases

I am not sure which type I have of the milkweed, but I reside in zone 10 in San Diego, CA. The hemimetabolous insects have trademark mouthparts that pierce and suck, and include agricultural pests and vectors of human disease, like the kissing bugs that deliver Trypanosoma cruzi, the cause One of the most common garden pests are aphids, small sap-sucking insects that love to dine on new growth. If you have good roots on the seedlings, they should come back if they are not disturbed further.