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Q.I have something on arborvitae that causes fine webbing all over

Zone Eastern Massachusetts | Swendel added on May 19, 2014 | Answered

I have something on arborvitae that causes fine webbing all over the bush and it dries up and dies. What is it and how do I get rid of it? It’s happened with other types of evergreen bushes.

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Answered on May 19, 2014

It sure sounds like a Spider Mite infestation problem. Spraying the shrubs with a good Miticide is highly recommended. Not just a plain insecticide as that just eliminates the Spider Mites natural enemies and makes the infestation worse. Check out these links:




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