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Question DetailsAsked on 6/2/2014

How do you get rid of bag worms in trees

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If you can reach them, pull them down and dispose of in sealed plastic containers in the trash pickup - be sure to crush any larvae that fall onto the ground.


For high trees - commercial spraying, particularly before hatching in the early summer.


Also - put up bird nesting boxes for species that eat them, like magpies and jays, but they will never stop the infestation - just reduce it.


There are also certain plants you can plant to attract certain types of wasps, that then eat the larvae - again, limiting, not totally eliminating the problem.

Answered 4 years ago by LCD




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