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Q.Just To Share That The Bee Bee Tree Is Very Attractive To The Lantern Fly.

Zone Summit, NJ 07901 6b | cmballard added on October 3, 2022 | Answered

The trunk of the bee bee tree in my yard has been covered with adult lantern flies the last two summers. What to do about this?

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Answered on October 4, 2022

They are very susceptible to a wide range of insecticides. Myself, I would use Bt. (Bacillus thuringiensis) This naturally occurring bacterium is harmless to you, but will devastate the insect population that is feeding on your tree.



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