Cicada Damage

Do your trees look like this? They may be suffering from twig die back, foliage loss, or wounds on the branches caused by cicadas laying their eggs in the twigs.

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Cicada brood could be big in 2013

Cicadas Coming to U.S. East Coast this Spring

Periodical cicadas (Magicicada septendecim), the cousins of katydids and crickets, have a unique breeding schedule, and after 17 years of living underground, a large group of them are preparing to fill the skies along the U.S. East Coast, from North Carolina up to Connecticut. Normally, periodic cicadas spend their lives in...

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Cicada Killer Wasp

Cicada Killer Wasps may look fierce with their large size but they are nothing about which to be concerned. These harmless wasps feed on tree sap and flower nectar as individual adults. Females, who do have a mild sting but are not considered painful, fly around trees, shrubs, meadows and...

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