How To Get Rid Of Apple Maggots For Good

What's worse than finding half a worm in your apple?

For a number of homeowners in the Edmonton area, the answer could be discovering that apples from their trees are infested with Apple Maggots.

Apple Maggots are a type of small fruit fly that attacks apples, blueberries, hawthorn, plums, pears, and cherries, causing extensive fruit damage that renders fruit useless.

Here is what you need to get rid out Apple Maggots for good:

Apple Maggot Traps The Protector Dial N' Spray hose attachment

Apple Maggot Traps

The Protector

Dial N' Spray hose attachment

Step 1: Assemble apple maggot trap red spheres.

Step 1: Assemble apple maggot trap red spheres.

Step 2: Hang apple maggot trap in your fruit tree.

Step 2: Hang apple maggot trap in your fruit tree.

Step 3: Apply warm, slightly melted glue to the entire outside of the sphere with spreader. Spread a roughly 1/16" thick layer.

Step 3: Apply warm, slightly melted glue to the entire outside of the sphere with spreader. Spread a roughly 1/16" thick layer.

Step 4: Open lure pouch. (Do not open the plastic vial, as attractant is released through the plastic) Attach the lure to the hanger using a twist tie.

Step 4: Open lure pouch. (Do not open the plastic vial, as attractant is released through the plastic) Attach the lure to the hanger using a twist tie.

Step 5: Monitor traps for apple maggots.

Step 5: Monitor traps for apple maggots.

Step 6: Once apple maggot have been caught, add Garden Protector to your Dial N' Spray container and attach to your garden hose. Set to number 20.

Step 6: Once apple maggot have been caught, add Garden Protector to your Dial N' Spray container and attach to your garden hose. Set to number 20.

Step 7: Thoroughly spray tree using Dial N' Spray.

Step 7: Thoroughly spray tree using Dial N' Spray.

If needed, reapply steps in 7-10 days.