Timely Tips for Fruit Tree Growers

Life cycle of Codling Moth

Fact Sheet

A fact-sheet explaining the life cycle of the Codling Moth.

Host Plants

Primary: Apple, Pear (once it starts to soften)

Sometimes: Large-fruited Hawthorn, quince, prune and walnut

Rarely: Peaches, Apricot and Cherry (this occurs only where heavy infestations of apple or pear are near)



Additional Resources


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