Currant blister aphid is a common pest of red, white and black-currants. The distorted growth is very noticeable, although the plant’s vigour and ability to bear fruit is not greatly affected.
Currant blister aphid is a sap-sucking insect that infests the lower leaf surface in early summer and causes leaf distortion on currant plants.
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