Willow Trees

Bugs in Willow


Anonymous added on July 11, 2016 | Answered

I've seen those pinching bugs in my willow tree. Will they kill the tree? how to get rid of them? The bark is peeling. I removed a piece and there were a bunch of those pinching bugs that bite.


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Downtoearthdigs
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on July 12, 2016

This is a type of Borer Insect. They can kill a tree, especially a young tree or a stressed tree.
Trim any branches that are invested if possible and destroy.
You can control with chemical insecticides such as Imidacloprid or Permethrin.
Here is a link with more information.

https://extension.colostate.edu/pubs/insect/05530.html

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