Adult spittlebugs are inconspicuous, often greenish or brownish insects, about 0.25 inch long. Immature
spittlebugs are recognized by the frothy white mass that nymphs surround themselves with on plant tissue
where they feed.
Identification of species | Life
Spittlebugs suck plant juices. Heavy infestations distort plant tissue and slow plant growth.
Spittlebugs can be tolerated; they do not usually cause significant damage. Handpick or wash off with
material hides immature spittlebugs