Food Sources Japanese Beetles are attracted to
Japanese Beetle Adults will feed on trees, shrubs, and flowers. Grubs feed on the roots of grasses below the surface of the soil.
Colors Japanese Beetles are attracted to
Light colors especially white and yellow rose flowers tend to attract more Japanese Beetle Adults than darker colors.
Landscape Plants Likely to be Attractive to Japanese Beetles
Plants Seldom Damaged by Japanese Beetles
Adult Japanese Beetles mainly focus on eating and reproducing. Outside of food attractants, sex pheromones will quickly draw their attention. Most trapping mechanisms on the market for Japanese Beetle adults contain both pheromones and floral attractants.