Cicadas a threat to orchids?

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  1. May 23, 2020 at 1:51 PM #1

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    I don't think they will harm orchids. What they do is insert eggs into the small branches/twigs of trees, which eventually kills that branch. The adults don't feed, they devote their adult lives to sex.
     
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