I have a mature foxtail palm tree and today I noticed the leaves covered with reddish beetles.. thousands of these almost fully co
vering the leaves. The leaves have started to droop. help!
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It sounds like a palm weevil. These will destroy the tree. This article pertains to infections on sago palms, but the treatment will be exactly the same. You can read the article here: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/sago-palm/weevils-on-sago-palms.htm