I have strawberry root weevil, are nematodes an option?

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Yes, root weevils can give a peony quite a fancy, lacey look. Nematodes are a non chemical method of managing root weevils and there seems to be some success with them in our area (Central Oregon). The soil needs to be a certain temperature for nematodes as they don't live well in cold soils. If you decide to use them be sure to read the instructions for correct soil temperatures and application time. Here is a link to information on the Strawberry Root Weevil and control

You can look on line for sources for the nematode.

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