Leek Moths Have Been Found in Maine

Leek moths have been captured in a pheremone trap in Jackman on 5/19, the earliest capture to date in Maine. Leek moth as of last year has also spread to the Rangeley area and is expected to continue its spread in Maine. The larvae of this moth are destructive to all members of the allium family, but in particular to leeks. Please report suspected leek moth damage/activity to Clay Kirby and me. For more information on leek moth: https://nysipm.cornell.edu/agriculture/vegetables/leek-moth-information-center/