by Leslie Cox; Tuesday; May 17, 2022

black vine weevilI have added some useful information about the black vine weevil – Otiorhynchus sulcatus. Find out the timing for its various life cycle stages, and more importantly, what to look for and where in the garden.

Most people know rhododendrons are a favourite food plant but black vine weevils also nibble on azaleas, Kalmia, Euonymus spp., and other broad-leaved evergreens, as well as hemlock and Taxus (yew).

Click here to learn about what this guy looks like and its habits. You can also look in Insects We Have Found in the drop-down box under In the Garden on the menu bar.