Madrone: Madrone leafminer
Larvae of this leaf and twig mining moth blaze sinuous, serpentine mines across the upper sides of leaves. Since leafminers usually cause only minor damage, they do not affect the long-term health of the tree.
Use Integrated Pest Management (IPM) for successful plant problem management.
Select non-chemical management options as your first choice!
- Natural predators may help control populations. Encourage predators such as green lacewings and spiders.
IMPORTANT: Visit Home and Garden Fact Sheets for more information on using pesticides.
- None recommended