Japanese Maple Trees
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I Have Bugs in My Japanese Maple

tymapes added on July 4, 2012 | Answered

These bugs are eating away the bark on the trunk. Any ideas on how to get rid of them?

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Nikki
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Answered on July 5, 2012

While it is really dependent on the type of bug you are seeing, it may help to treat the tree with neem oil on a weekly basis for about a month. This should take care of whatever insect pest your tree has as well as any fungal issues that may pop up too.

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