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Killing Tent Caterpillars  - tent with caterpillars inside

Killing Tent CaterpillarsWe had tent caterpillars on our fruit trees. If left alone they will strip all of the leaves off. I put in a small spray bottle 25% water and 75% vegetable oil. You will need to shake it often. I spray the tent and/or caterpillars as I see them.


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Don't Kill Caterpillars, They Are PollinatorsSeveral days ago, I found five really weird caterpillars on one of my small Meyer's lemon trees. They looked like truncated snakes with white and black stripes and patches that fell into a scale pattern and even false eyes.


Tent CaterpillarsMy crab apple tree has caterpillars in silk bags in the crotches of limbs. How do I rid the tree of these and prevent further issues?


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Discouraging Tent CaterpillarsWe live in southern Ontario, Canada, and tent caterpillars are a big problem. We always had them on our few fruit trees until I read somewhere of a cheap way to discourage them.


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