Controlling Apple Maggots - Knowledgebase Question

Wayne, MI
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Question by mwroe98
May 22, 1998
How do I save my apple tree from apple maggots before they ruin the whole tree?


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Answer from NGA
May 22, 1998
You can purchase apple maggot traps that catch the adult flies on their sticky surfaces. Use 2 traps per dwarf tree, 2-4 per semi-dwarf and 6 or more on a full-size tree. They can be ordered from Gardener's Supply company, 128 Intervale Rd., Burlington, VT 05401, (800) 863-1700, http://www.gardeners.com.

Good luck with your tree.

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