Shortly after its arrival in 2014 the impact of the Spotted Lanternfly has been detrimental to agriculture. The Spotted Lanternfly now poses a threat to vineyards, fruit trees, and crops in several states. This invasive species has even begun to affect the lives of residents in these areas. So what can you do to treat Spotted Lanternflies and prevent spreading?
Get The Facts
Before trying to treat the Spotted Lanternfly it is essential you know all the facts. Learn how to identify the Spotted Lanternfly, their characteristics, life stages, and precautions before taking action. You can learn more about the Spotted Lanternfly here.
Stop The Spread
The greatest factor in managing the Spotted Lanternfly is learning how you can prevent this insect from spreading. This information is relevant to both business and homeowners. The biggest risk is people transporting materials that contain Spotted Lanternfly egg masses such as farm equipment, firewood, trucks. Stay up to date, part of stopping the spread is knowing if you are in a quarantine zone.
The USDA and PDA are treating areas where the Spotted Lanternfly has been reported (treatment depends on location, risk, and funds). If you live outside of a quarantine zone and see a Spotted Lanternfly you should report it immediately.
It is important to note that you must hire a contractor that has a permit to kill Spotted Lanternflies on your property. Find out what information you need BEFORE YOU HIRE a contractor to kill Spotted Lanternflies.
Let Us Help You!
Spotted Lanternfly Killers have 15 years of experience treating invasive species and plants. We destroy Spotted Lanternflies with one simple treatment! Choose from:
Soil Treatment (lasts 1 year but takes 4-6 weeks before taking effect)
Bark Treatment (kills within 4 days and lasts 3 months)