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Outdoor LADYBUGS <br> (General Predator) SOLD OUT
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Outdoor LADYBUGS
(General Predator) SOLD OUT

Latin name: Hippodamia convergens

Seen on CityLine June, 2010

Outdoor Ladybugs are available from June until fall


These are Native Ladybugs. Excellent for Outdoor use. Outdoor releases of Ladies that have broken hibernation are available from June through September.


Ladybugs are an excellent beneficial insect. Native ladybugs do not bite nor do they go into your home. The only eat aphids and other soft bodied pest insects and insect eggs. Adults are orange and black beetles that feed on aphids, mites, scales, thrips, whiteflies and beneficial insect food. Adult ladies feed primary at night and lay eggs. Eggs are white or yellow ovals and are laid in clusters on the undersides of your leaves. It is the larvae, having no wings that remain on your plants keeping control of pests. Larvae are black and orange alligator shaped. Both the adult and larvae stage are great general pest controllers. Look not for the ladies but to see your pest problems disappear.


Upon receipt place your Ladies in the fridge and release only in the evening. Be sure to water the area before releasing your ladybugs. Placing a small dish of water in your garden will help keep not only ladybugs but native insects close to your plants especially in the heat of the summer.

RELEASE RATE:


  • 1,000 Ladybugs covers 50m2. (550ft2)

  • 4,500 covers 275m2 (3,000ft2)

  • 9,000 covers 600m2(6,500ft2)

  • 18,000 covers 1,400m2 (15,000ft2)

  • When you release more ladybugs they will cover a bigger area, through dispersion.

  • Must be refrigerated until released.



Watch how to Apply our Ladybugs


SPECIAL NOTES: SPECIAL NOTES: It is not the adult Ladybug that keeps control of aphids. The adult after release will feed on aphids (Adults mainly feed at night) and will lay eggs amongst the aphid colonies. The young larva will hatch and start feeding on aphids. The larva has no wings so are on the plant for two to three weeks keeping you aphids under control. Do not look for the adult Ladies but look to see your pest problem disappear.

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Note: BENEFICIAL INSECTS - must be ordered by Thursday for shipping the following Tuesday
(Exceptions : Ladybugs and Praying Mantis - usually stock Items check product for availability)

Size: [112017] 1,000 Adult Ladybugs SOLD OUT - $27.99
Size: [112019] 4,500 (1/2 pint) Adult Ladybugs SOLD OUT - $50.00
Size: [112021] 9,000 (1pt) Adult Ladybugs SOLD OUT - $69.99
Size: [112018] 18,000 (1qt) Adult Ladybugs SOLD OUT - $108.87
Size: [112023] 36,000 (1/2 gal) Adult Ladybugs SOLD OUT - $193.97
Size: [112020] 72,000 (1 gal) Adult Ladybugs SOLD OUT - $374.99
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