Rose leaf-rolling sawfly

Rose leaf-rolling sawfly causes tightly rolled leaves on wild and cultivated roses. This is sometimes mistaken for weedkiller damage.

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Leaf-rolling sawfly damage on a rose. Image: RHS/Tim Sandall

Quick facts

Common name: Rose leaf-rolling sawfly
Scientific name: Blennocampa phyllocolpa
Plants affected: Wild and cultivated roses
Main symptoms: Tightly rolled leaves
Most active: Late April to July

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