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Silkworms on Crepe Myrtles

What do you do about silkworms on crepe myrtles? How to get rid of them and prevent them from coming back?

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#1 Comment By Nikki On 10/29/2012 @ 8:40 am

Cut off branches infested with webworms and throw the branches in the trash. For trees that are not tall or overly infested, this a good method of removing the nests.

Spray the nests with Bacillus thuringiensis. These bacteria kill certain caterpillars without harming people, other insects or the environment. Open the nest with a stick and saturate the nest with the spray. Also, spray the area and leaves around the nest.

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