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Hemlock Borer

Hemlock borer requires a stressed or weakened host. The two major causes of stress for hemlock are defoliation and drought. Susceptibility to drought results from the fact that this conifer is very shallow-rooted and typically does best on moist-to-wet sites.

Posted in Environmental Issues, Pests and Diseases Tagged with: BC, borer, british columbia, hemlock, hemlock borer, larvae, ontario

Tent Caterpillar Infestation, Colwood, BC

Tent Caterpillars (or Tent Worms) are being found throughout many parts of North America, as evidenced in the photo above taken in Colwood, British Columbia, in the Victoria area. Make an appointment with a Bartlett arborist to prepare your trees

Posted in Pests and Diseases Tagged with: BC, insect, tent caterpillar, tent worm, tree care, Victoria Colwood, worm
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