Posted: July 20, 2021

In this WBAL TV interview, Lou Meyer, business developer for Davey's mid-Atlantic region, talks about the damage cicadas left behind and why it may actually be helpful to the trees. 

The cicadas may be gone, but they left behind a parting gift.

Brown leaves are all over trees in Maryland caused by the BroodX cycle of cicadas.

Lou Myer, arborist with the Davey Tree Expert Company, knows all about what the bugs did to trees. During mating, the females etched out branches and laid their eggs in them. The eggs eventually fell back to the earth to start their life cycle again.

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