Its spring – time to kill Spotted Lanternfly eggs!

Now is a good time to remove Spotted Lanternfly Egg Masses! The Spotted Lanternfly was busy laying its eggs throughout the fall. Now is a good time to get out and examine the trees and the surrounding surfaces in your landscape to check for the egg masses. Although the cold weather has killed off the adult lanternflies, the eggs have been laid and remain on the trees and in the landscape.

Check out this video from the Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Hunterdon County for how to remove these egg masses:

Thanks to Hopewell Township for the heads up.

To learn more about New Jersey’s spotted lanternfly infestation, read MercerMe’s previous articles on the subject here and here.



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