Christmas trees are going up in homes across the country, but before deciding on the real thing over a fake, it’s best to make sure pest control is in order.
The number doesn't hold up, according to the Penn State Department of Entomology. Occasionally, one or two insects may be in the tree. Virginia Tech College of Agriculture and Life Sciences lists spiders, scale insects, mites, sawflies and beetles among the kinds of critters found in the tree. Most are harmless, however.
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