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Hypoaspis Miles - Predatory mites in a peat & vermiculite, 500ml cardboard tube containing 25,000 - Mite Munchers

Hypoaspis Miles - Predatory mites in a peat & vermiculite, 500ml cardboard tube containing 25,000

Mite Munchers

  • £31.55


Type: Predatory mite.

How it works: Mites feed on sciarid fly larvae & other 'soil' pests including Springtails, Thrips Pupae & Root Mealybugs. At night they move a short distance up, on to the plant foliage & will feed on Mealybugs & other soft bodied prey. Mites are very mobile & soon distribute themselves throughout the crop. Adults are reported to live for several months & survive up to 50 days without food, making them ideal in situations of very low pest populations. 

Species controlled: Bradysiaspp & Sciarid fly larvae & other 'soil' pests including Springtails, Thrips Pupae & Root Mealybug.

When to use: Introduce into most growing media including artificial substrates. Use as a preventative or at the first sign of sciarids. Requires a minimum temperature of 12°C.

Rates of use: 100 per musually as a single application. For permanently planted areas (interior landscapes, botanic gardens etc.) re-introduce every 10 to 12 weeks.