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How to make sure bagworms won’t kill new tree

Zone 62061 | tharris added on July 20, 2011 | Answered

The bagworms have killed my small evergreen in my landscaping. When we plant another one, will they return to the same spot?

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Cathy
Answered on July 21, 2011

Yes, the bagworms will return, but you can control them both on your new tree and others by using BT (Bacillus thuringiensis) an organic insecticide that is specific for worms. Please see this article for more help:

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/insects/treatment-bagworms.htm

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