Apartment Garden Blues (Blog): 7 Reasons Why Tomato Hornworm Caterpillars Are Evil

Tomato hornworm caterpillars are evil. Want to know why?


Tomato Hornworm Caterpillar

Tomato hornworms are good at camouflage.


Tomato Hornworm Caterpillar

That’s why they eat up the leaves off all your tomato plants.


Hornworm caterpillar

Not only do they kill your plants, tomato hornworms are huge.


Hornworm caterpillars

Tomato hornworms are disgusting.



So gross.


Tomato Hornworms

Seriously, why do tomato hornworm caterpillars even exist?


Tomato Hornworm

Even when wasp eggs are parasitizing tomato hornworms, it’s still disgusting. (If you see this, it’s a good thing! Wasps are your friends when it comes to the evil tomato hornworm)



Alexandra is a professional writer from Southern California who grows vegetables, herbs, lots of aloe vera and one giant Boston fern in her balcony garden. She also grows dracaena, pothos and English ivy indoors. She loves traveling and birdwatching in addition to gardening.

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