A new exotic and invasive weevil, popular as South American Palm Weevil, has infested and damaged palm species in Oceanside. Early signs of palm weevil infestation may be hard to discern. Its attack on the later stage is conspicuous, non-detection of which can cause palm tree death.
Adult palm weevils cause feeding damage on the leaves. Whereas the larvae feed on the palm crowns, damaging the trunks all along. The palm weevils attack the palm hearts, turning the meristematic tissues into fermented mush. Common indications are the tree crown and trunk showing boreholes with a brownish viscous liquid and chewed fiber. Palm weevil infestation rots the tree from the inside. Hence, the leaves may wilt or turn yellow on the outside. So, palm tree pests and disease treatment in Oceanside is inevitable to refrain palm species from dying.
South American Palm Weevil infestation in Oceanside can be reduced through systematic diagnosis and treatment using chemical controls. At Tree Doctor, our tree care professionals identify and provide relevant controls to keep the palm weevils in check. After proper South American Palm Weevil treatment in your yard or garden in Oceanside, care is taken to ensure the palm trees can be restored before any irreversible damage occurs. Our bed bug exterminators in Oceanside aim at providing environment-friendly and long-lasting measures to keep the palm trees happy and thriving.