Growing Rhubarb

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04 Apr 21 Ulla (South Africa - Semi-arid climate)
What's eating big holes into my rhubarb leaves, and can I safely use insecticides and still eat the stalks? Ulla
06 Apr 21 (South Africa - Dry summer sub-tropical climate)
Look for some grubs or caterpillars and research some sprays on the internet. Read the label of the insecticide. Pick the caterpillars off and kill them.
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