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Mary from California writes

Boring insect in Japanese Maple tree

I have small boring holes in sections of my 30 year old Japanese Maple. Can I use Zylam Liquid Systemic to kill boring beetles on Japanese Maples?


Zylam Liquid Systemic Insecticide is labeled to treat for a variety of boring insects, we recommend getting in touch with your local extension office to get a positive ID to ensure this would the right product for your needs.  Most beetles are portected from systemically applied applications as they do not bore into the part of the tree that absorbs the product.

Answer last updated on: 07/04/2021

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