During the day the Surinam Cockroach hide inside cracks and crevices, under excessive leaf litter or mulch and can be found in potted plants.

The Surinam Cockroach can severely damage plants especially in atriums and greenhouses, by feeding on the plants. 

They burrow themselves into the soil 3 to 4 inches down, where the nymphs and females incubating capsules nest.

Each capsule produces 14 to 42 eggs.  A unique fact about the Surinam Cockroach is there are no males. Females reproduce without a male.

The Surinam Cockroach are brown with a dark brown to black shield behind its head.  They are 3/4 to 1 inch long.

In order for the Surinam Cockroach to be controlled it is important to remove any excessive landscape trimmings, leaf litter and mulch.

We are here to help you control those pesky Surinam Cockroaches.  Give us a call 239-272-6736,