Strawberry blossom weevil

Strawberry blossom weevil has been a persistent pest of strawberry for several decades in the UK, causing damage to developing flowers and giving rise to yield reductions. This factsheet provides helpful information on the biology of the pest and how to decide whether to implement control measures. It also offers guidance on:

  • Recognition
  • Monitoring
  • Natural enemies
  • Chemical control

This information was last updated in 2008.

Useful links

AHDB research on control thresholds for strawberry blossom weevil