In this Philadelphia Metro story, Jason Parker Davey's North Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, office explains how the invasive tree pest, the spotted lanternfly, could affect the area's trees. He shares tips about how the pest affects trees and what you can do about it.
Posted: May 17, 2018
As if there weren't enough things to worry about, add the spotted lanternfly to the list. The invasive species of insect has been spotted in Pennsylvania since 2014 and with each year, as populations grow, the threat to local trees is growing.
That has arborists like Jason Parker of the Davey Tree Expert Company concerned.