Foodplant Factsheets

Light Orange Underwing

Find information on four key moth host plants on these downloadable factsheets

The factsheets contain details of the foodplant and its distribution, the associated moth species, the importance for other invertebrates and best practice management.

Aspen (Populus tremula)

Dyer's Greenweed (Genista tinctoria)

Goldenrod (Solidago virgaurea)

Sweet Chestnut  (Castanea sativa)

Factsheets have so far only been created for the above species, however further management advice on how to create the correct habitat conditions for other butterflies, moths and foodplants can be found in the relevant habitat sections on the Species and habitat advice downloads page.