CAN (ON): Japanese beetles have started to emerge

Japanese Beetle (Popillia japonica) adults are starting to take flight in southern Ontario.

Look for these shiny green and copper beetles feeding on grape leaves, roses and many other trees and shrubs. Where possible, homeowners can knock adults into a bucket of soapy water (to smother them). Several insecticides are registered for the adults in the nursery, including BeetleGONE and Imidan.

Read more at ONnurserycrops (Jen Llewellyn)

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