Hemlock Woolly Adelgid

Hemlock Woolly Adelgid

Hemlock woolly adelgid on hemlock branches Photo Credit: Entomology – University of Kentucky

The hemlock woolly adelgid (HWA), a native of Asia, is a 1/32 inch long reddish purple insect that lives within its own protective coating. White, woolly masses that shelter these sap-feeding insects are at the bases of hemlock needles along infested branches. The presence of these white sacs, which resemble tiny cotton balls, indicate that a tree is infested. Winter is the best time to check trees for infestation.

Read more by following the links below:

Meeting the Threat of the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid

Stopping Hemlock Woolly Adelgid

©2021 Six Mile Lake Association

Website by Derrick Hakim

CONTACT US

We're not around right now. But you can send us an email and we'll get back to you!

Sending
or

Log in with your credentials

Forgot your details?