Damage Occurring To Joshua Trees & Mojave Yuccas. More On Yucca Weevils and Treatment.
Several folks have noticed damage on Joshua Trees and Mojave Yuccas, where the plants leaves, flowering panicles, and branches are falling off. The cause is an invasive pest known as the Yucca Weevil, 𝑆𝑐𝑦𝑝ℎ𝑜𝑠𝑝ℎ𝑜𝑟𝑢𝑠 𝑦𝑢𝑐𝑐𝑎𝑒. This pest colonize Yucca species including Chaparral Yucca, 𝐻𝑒𝑠𝑝𝑒𝑟𝑜𝑦𝑢𝑐𝑐𝑎 𝑤ℎ𝑖𝑝𝑝𝑙𝑒𝑖. Sadly treatment is difficult should be started immediately by starting to remove the infected part/s of the host plant or completely remov