White Pines

White Pine Insect Infestation


davidberrian756@yahoo.com added on June 20, 2016 | Answered

Small worm type in tree causing limp browning. How do I save my white pines from this grub type larva from killing my 6' newly planted trees?


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LuvaLeigh
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on June 21, 2016

That sounds like Pine Sawyer beetles. They are very difficult to control once symptoms are obvious. I would contact the nursery you purchased these trees from and explain your problem.
Here is an article about them and a few other borers;
https://entomology.ca.uky.edu/ef437

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