Japanese Beetle Tree Damage


Buckley Tree performed a tree consolation, worked out a personalized plant health care program to treat for Japanese Beetles and provided the tree care follow-up ensuring the Japanese beetles don’t return.  Buckley Tree’s professional tree care service restores insect infested and damaged trees to their previous beauty.

Japanese Beetle Tree Damage Before
Japanese Beetle Tree Damage - Before


This linden tree suffered from the harmful effects of the Japanese Beetle.  Japanese Beetles feast on leaves of trees, resulting in unhealthy, skeletal-looking trees.  While simple insecticides can successfully protect smaller plants, trees infested with Japanese Beetles require follow-up tree care and treatments.

Japanese Beetle Tree Damage After
Japanese Beetle Tree Damage - After
Japanese Beetle Tree Damage Close Up

Japanese Beetle Facts:

  • Affects a wide range of plants, but especially linden, birch, flowering crabs and many different shrubs.
  • Beetles fly in from surrounding area and feed on the leaves leaving a “skeletonized” appearance.
  • Affected plants become unsightly and stressed.
  • Foliar sprays can reduce populations, but follow up inspections and treatments may be needed.
  • Soil insecticide treatments have been effective at reducing damage.

Our Services


Our Certified Arborists diagnose plant health care problems and discuss any pre- and post-service treatment concerns we may have.

Fertilizing and Root Stimulants

Our tree care specialists are experienced in proper tree and shrub fertilization to produce longer-living plants.

Insect & Disease Control

Our Certified Arborists are trained to recognize harmful pest infestations before they cause any damage.

Removal & Stump Grinding

As your trusted tree care experts, we remove your tree and stump in a safe and efficient manner with minimal property disturbance.

Tree Pruning

Tree pruning and trimming is an important part of the tree lifecycle, helping promote a long, healthy life, as well as preventing possible property damage.

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Want to beautify?

Is your favorite tree not looking like it used to? Wondering about a certain insect you are seeing? Our team of certified arborists and tree care specialists can help you map out your options.