Black vine weevil
July 30, 2015
These snout beetles overwinter in the soil as early instar grubs, or as adults. Look for feeding by over-wintering adults as Viburnum opulus or Weigela are blooming.
Look for overwintering larvae to emerge as adults as Hydrangea arborescens ‘Grandiflora’ or ‘Annebelle’ are blooming. Adult weevils (all female) lay eggs for extended periods during the summer.
Azalea, rhododen dron, euonymus, hemlock and yew.
Management is usually targeted toward adults. Contact your Extension agent for recommendations.
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