Colorful red and white giant Mesquite Bug on a Mesquite tree. Taken in Tucson Arizona.

By January 25, 2018Articles

Colorful red and white giant Mesquite Bug on a Mesquite tree. Taken in Tucson Arizona.

By Kristi Waterworth Many shrubs and trees that might have once been considered giant weeds are making a huge comeback as landscape plants, including the mesquite tree. This scrubby tree can be a beautiful addition to a xeriscape or other low-water garden in areas where rainfall is scarce. Not only are they easy to care for once established, they have very few disease problems and suffer from only a few mesquite tree pests. Even so, it’s important to know what to watch for in order to give your tree the best care possible over its lifetime. Read on to learn more about bugs that eat mesquite. Common Pests of Mesquite Even the toughest of plants has a few pest insects that will crop up from time to time. The mesquite tree is no exception. When your mesquite gets a bit buggy, you’ll need mesquite pest solutions! If you already know

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