Agriculture: Cherry Pest Management Guidelines


This year-round IPM program covers the major pests of cherry in California.

About Bloom: pink bud to petal fall (March–early April)

What should you be doing during this time?

Look for these pests and their damage. Treat, if needed, according to Cherry Pest Management Guidelines:

  • Caterpillars
  • Earwigs
  • Black cherry aphid
  • Western flower thrips

Treat when orchard history or weather conditions indicates a need for:

Other pests you may see:

Text Updated: 03/13