Linden Trees

Linden Tree


lori panicacci added on July 15, 2017 | Answered

I am having trouble with japanese beetles on my Linden tree. The tree is 7 feet tall but new this summer. Will this problem continue for its life? Maybe I should give up now and plant a more tolerant type? I live on a small horse farm and try to avoid insecticides. So far I have been keeping buckets of water around the tree which do capture some beetles but also I put a white sheet around the tree, a couple times a day, then shake the tree and kill whatever bugs fall on the sheet. This won"t work when the tree gets too big! Thank you for your help, Lori


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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on July 17, 2017

This link may help you with timing and a bit more aggressive treatment.

https://www.extension.umn.edu/garden/insects/find/japanese-beetles/

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