Discuss your green thumb (or lack thereof ;-) when it comes to propagation of milkweed and other garden plants.
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My milkweed plant that has been there for years starting wilting. There was something that looked like bird seed all around the bottom and I could easily pull the plant out. The roots are all rotting. Does anyone know what this is?
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It may be a milkweed beetle, Red Milkweed Beetle, Tetraopes tetrophthalmus . In the larvae stage, they bore into milkweed stems and roots causing damage.
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Take care of the small things....
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