Dirks Pest Control offers every available Pennsylvania DOA approved method for Spotted Lanternfly Identification and Treatment.

On non-fruit bearing trees with a certain diameter, after they have flowered to protect the Honey Bees, we can utilize a trunk inoculation method (tree injection) to inoculate the tree from future feeding and infestation for up to a year. The treatment can be done during active use of the entire surrounding area and eliminates the need for any additional topical tree insecticide. This Spotted Lanternfly treatment moves through the entire tree and quickly kills actively feeding Spotted Lanternflies to protect your trees from further damage.

On shrubs, younger non-fruit bearing trees and vines where injection risks the health of the tree or vine, we highly recommend the ground injection and root absorption methods.  The fallback method is to use a bark spray which is also a safe and effective delivery method with minimal overspray, after the tree has flowered.  

Please call us for PA DOA Updated Recommendations for Spotted Lanternfly on Fruit Bearing Trees or Grape Vines!

FRUIT BEARING: A food safe option is now available.  We use SPECIFIC treatment methods on FOOD bearing plants!

Dirks Pest Control offers every available Pennsylvania DOA approved methods Spotted Lanternfly Identification and Treatment.
Spotted Lanternflies (spotted lantern fly red Nymph)

If you have Spotted Lanternflies on your property
Call Dirks For Treatment.
We have two Associate Entomologists on staff,
we will only use what is needed.

The Spotted Lanternfly adult is about 1″ long and 1/2″ wide. The front of the wing is grey with black spots and the wings tips are have black blocks outlined in grey. The back wings have contrasting patches of red and black with a white stripe. The legs and head are black; the abdomen is yellow with wide black Stripes. Immature stages are black with white spots, and develop red areas as they grow.

With Spotted Lanternflies,
be sure to use someone who is more than just licensed and Insured.

The Spotted Lanternfly can easily be identified in all the stages of its life cycle.  The most effective Spotted Lanternfly treatment involves the use of systemic products that transolocate through the entire tree and its branches. It has been proven to provide fastest, most effective results available.

We have been specifically trained in the proper treatment of Spotted Lanternflies. Be cautious not to let someone contaminate your soil with improper and ineffective treatment techniques.

Spotted lanternfly  feed on plant and tree sap and in high populations, they can cause significant damage. They feed on over 70+ plants, including important forestry and agricultural crops.   If you have a Spotted Lanternfly infestation on your property, if untreated they will reproduce exponentially unless treated.

Call Dirks For Treatment if you have
Spotted Lanternflies on your property.
We have several non-over spray treatment methods,
two Associate Entomologists on staff,
we will only use what is appropriately needed.