Do wasp traps work on paper wasps?

Definitely not. One of the biggest problems with wasp traps is that they attract additional insects. Any stinging insect within radius of the scent is going to be drawn to the bait, which means the wasps captured in your trap aren’t necessarily the wasps living on your property.

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Similarly one may ask, how can I control wasps naturally?

Also know, how do you get rid of paper wasp infestation?

Hereof, how fast can paper wasps build a nest?

It takes wasps three weeks to make a single nest and build multiples on a property.

What do you put in a paper wasp trap?

Place a piece of lunch meat or a small hunk of hamburger inside your trap in the spring. Use a few inches of sugar water, water with jam, soda, fruit juice or another sweet liquid in the summer and fall months. Add a bit of vinegar to the mix to keep bees out of your trap.

What smell attracts paper wasps?

They were attracted to ethanol (a major volatile of wine) and deterred by acetic acid (a major volatile of vinegar), which Landolt found somewhat surprising. Yellowjackets, which are related to paper wasps, are attracted to acetic acid combined with isobutanol.

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