The Leatherjacket is the larvae form of the crane fly or 'daddy-long-legs'. The Crane fly lay its eggs in late August these hatch in two weeks when the young start feeding on the roots of grass. The only practical solution is to apply a biological control of beneficial nematodes to control their numbers.
- Number of Applications: Once per year
- Timing of Applications: July but mainly August September
- Application Type: An additional lawn care treatment
The benefits are:
- Stronger grass plants.
- Visually appealing due to reduced root damage.