Viburnums are a popular flowering shrub, but commonly fall prey to a variety of garden pests. Luckily, many of them are simple to control or get rid of. Some can be sprayed off with water, like aphids and Southern Red Spider Mites. Others can be sprayed with insecticide, like scale and thrips. The rest require different strategies. Weevils chew the edges of the leaves and need to be sprayed with insecticide every 2-3 weeks. Dogwood Twig Borers go into the stem so you need to stick a wire into the hole they create to get rid of them individually. Finally, 2 common pests can be taken care of with counter-pests. Adding nematodes to the soil will help get rid of Asiatic Garden Beetles and introducing lacewigs can help take care of Viburnum Leaf Beetles.
- Viburnum must be a type of plant or grass, for some sort of niche garden thing.
- This specific plant is easy to gain a number of pests.
- There are multiple ways to handle pests for this plant.
“Here are some of the most common virburnum pest and methods for viburnum pest control.”