Tag Archives: Brood X

Managing Cicada Damage to Trees

Worried about cicada damage? Learn more about coping with “flagging” and the right way to prune post cicada damage.
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Brood X Cicadas Mating & Making Egg Nests

Watch this video to see Brood X cicadas mating and two females laying eggs in the slits they created in the branches of a red maple tree and an abelia shrub. Continue reading

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Brood X Cicadas Mating and Creating their Egg Nests

After mating, a female cicada finds tender twigs or branches (usually the size of a pencil) in which to lay her eggs. As many cicadas flew to trees like oaks, maples, cherries, redbuds, and dogwoods to find suitable twigs, this female chose a branch on an Abelia bush about five feet off the ground. Continue reading

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Cicadas Stop to Smell the Roses

Stop to smell the roses–but look before you do! Continue reading

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