The Truth About Palmetto Bugs in Southwest Florida

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I’ve heard many people say that they don’t have cockroaches, they’re just “palmetto bugs”. But are they really? The palmetto bug is also known as the Florida woods cockroach and the truth is, you aren’t very likely to see one in your home. They are what Floridians find in their saw-palmetto fan palms and cabbage palms. Old timers originally called …