Pest ControlGardening
To Top

What is this bug? (Japanese Beetle)

What bug that looks like a small black fly with a red underside eats hibiscus plants? What kills them?

Hardiness Zone: 6a

Sally from Hampden, MA

Ad

Add your voice! Click below to answer. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

June 27, 20080 found this helpful

It sounds like a Japanese Beetle, they love hibiscus. You can buy traps that hang in trees but they seem to attract more of them to the area. Your best bet is to just hit them with hard stream of water from your hosepipe. I try not to use chemicals so thats I do.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes

Add your voice! Click below to answer. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

Related Content
Categories
Home and Garden Gardening Pest ControlJune 26, 2008
Guides
Bug Sprayed on Wood Table
Cleaning a Bug Spray Stain on Wood Table
Ladybug on a blade of grass
Lady Bug Photos and Information
Ladybugs vs. Asian Beetles
Ten-lined June Beetle
Ten-lined June Beetle Information and Photos
More
🎂
Birthday Ideas!
Facebook
Pinterest
YouTube
Contests!
Newsletters
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Categories
Desktop Page | View Mobile

Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us

© 1997-2017 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Published by .

Generated 2017/09/12 19:56:04 in 436 msecs. ⛅️️ ⚡️
Loading Something Awesome!