Fall Cankerworm [INFO & TIPS]

Posted in Parks, Updates, Ward 5


Fall Cankerworm (Alsophila pometaria), a native insect, can be one of the most damaging defoliators of Toronto’s urban forest which are now quite apparent in Etobicoke.

Below are some tips on how you can control them and how to improve plant health (options are green & friendly).

More tips from the City of Toronto.