How did Japanese beetles come to America?

Answer The Japanese beetle was first discovered in the United States in the early 1900s. Less than 60 years later, it had spread to 22 states and today is even more widespread across the country.Discovery... Read More »

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Do Japanese knotweed plants attract Japanese beetles?

The Japanese beetle feeds on more than 200 species of host plants, but doesn't pose a threat to Japanese knotweed. Instead, aphid nectar deposited on Japanese knotweed is a food source for Istochet... Read More »

How do I get rid of Japanese garden beetles?

Manual RemovalPick Japanese beetles off from tree leaves using your hands during a time when they are not moving, such as the early morning, if you have a small infestation, according to the Univer... Read More »

How to Kill Japanese Beetles?

Japanese beetles are a detriment to anyone's garden, as the adult beetles can consume the leaves and flowers of numerous types of plants. The larvae, which are called white grubs, feast on the plan... Read More »

Do woodpeckers eat Japanese beetles?

According to Cornell Cooperative Extension at Cornell University, woodpeckers do not like to eat Japanese beetles. The only type of bird that does include the Japanese beetle in its diet is the sta... Read More »