Extra Baggage: Pesky bagworms should be sprayed in Early June!
Jun 06, 2017
Those Ugly Tree Pests
Can Be Treated and Now Is the Time!
Besides picking bagworms off
infested trees and shrubs, the only way to kill them is to spray with an
ingestible insecticide while they are feeding.
The following article from OSU’s Entomology and
Plant Pathology Department details the life cycle of the bagworm and how best
to control the pest.
Description: The common bagworm, Thyridopteryx
ephemeraeformis, is discovered most frequently in its larval form, feeding
on trees from within a silken bag it constructs from foliage and other plant
tissues (hence, the common name of...