Casting worms

Latin Name: 
Lumbricus spp


Category:

Turf Pests

Description:
Of the 25 species of UK earthworms, only 3 are responsible for worm casts. Worm casts form ideal sites for weed establishment, encourage turf disease, disrupt playing surfaces and attract moles. Casts are present in spring and autumn. Most soils with pH 6.5-7.5.

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