Get Prepared for the largest Cicada Outbreak in 17 Years!
After 17 years of living underground, the Brood X Cicadas are now emerging in 15 states! Be ready to hear bugs singing for 5 to 6 weeks in the states of Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, North Carolina, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington D.C.
It is so important for your trees and shrubs to be protected throughout the emergence. Once the Cicadas emerge they are going to head straight for high ground and away from predators. Unfortunately, this high ground is your trees! Once they reach the trees, male and female Cicadas will mate. After mating, the trillions of female Cicadas move to the smaller branches of trees and lay their eggs within them causing significant damage. Once this process is over the Cicadas fall from the trees and weeks later the baby cicadas hatch and burrow back under the ground for another 17 years. What a process!
This article from the Star Tribune, “Nature at its craziest: Trillions of cicadas about to emerge” outlines what to expect during the largest emergence in 17 years.
How Industrial Netting Can Help
If you are amongst the people who live in the states of emergence don’t be afraid – it is not too late to get your Cicada Control Netting from Industrial Netting to protect your trees! Our Netting ships after 24 hours and can be ordered online for your convenience. You can contact us with any questions.
Our Cicada Netting has 1/4″ hole openings not allowing cicadas to get through to your trees. We also provide heavy duty 7″, 14″ or 24″ cable ties for attaching the netting to trees.
Watch this video to learn all about our netting and how it can help you during this emergence!
Good luck and have fun listening to the fun songs of Cicadas this spring!
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