Pine Shoot Beetle Infests Pine Trees

2019-11-04T19:35:32-05:00December 6th, 2019|Tree diseases|

Pine shoot beetles were first found at an Ohio Christmas tree farm in 1992. Native to Europe, the beetles made their way to the United States, including Maryland. Small, black, and cylindrical shaped, pine shoot beetles attack weakened pine trees and shrubs. These beetles breed under bark at the base of the tree and stunt [...]