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Predatory Mites (Unit Of 5,000)

Predatory Mites that Eat Mite Pests

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Neoseiulus californicus, Mesoseiulus longipes, Phytoseiulus persimilis, Galendromus occidentalis and Neoseiulus fallcia are all predatory mites that have quite an appetite for various other mites that afflict plants.

Provide us with your growing conditions; indoors, outdoors, temperature/humidity. We supply this information to the insectary and they use their expertise to select the most appropriate species of predatory mite for your circumstance.

  • Use 1 mite per 25 pest mites or 1,000–10,000 per acre. For greenhouses; 2 mites per square foot, or 2 per plant.
  • Release in the late evening the day they arrive. Place on the infested plants.
  • If absolutely necessary, can keep in a cool dark place for not more than 2 days, but it is best to release within 18 hours of receipt.

Price DOES NOT include delivery. Ships via FedEx Overnight to a street address only (no Post Office box).

Insects are sent out Mondays. Monday holidays will delay processing of order. Orders placed Monday-Wednesday will ship the following Monday. Orders placed Thursday-Sunday will ship a week from the following Monday. Unless you specify otherwise, we will send your Beneficial Insects on the next possible Monday. You could also request delayed delivery in the Order-Specific Comments box. We can only accept ship dates up to three weeks out.

These are shipped with cold packs in warm months. Do not be alarmed when the cold packs arrive warm or melted, as this will not affect the viability of the product. However, these creatures may die if left in direct sunlight or in a rural mailbox on a hot afternoon, or in cold weather. We only guarantee viability if someone accepts and inspects the insects immediately upon delivery. You must contact us immediately upon delivery if you suspect a viability problem.

Because of this, often the best address to use is a work address. If FedEx is instructed to leave the package in a cool, safe place and it’s for a short period of time, viability should not be compromised, but cannot be guaranteed. If no one is available and no instructions have been left, delivery may be re-attempted the next business day. However, viability may be compromised and will not be guaranteed.



    Active Ingredient : Beneficial Insect
    Application Season : Fall
    Application Season : Spring
    Application Season : Summer
    Application Season : Winter
    Insect Control : Mites
    Pest Control Class : Beneficial Insect/Organism

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    Ships via FedEx Overnight to street addresses only. Cannot ship to PO Boxes.

    Cannot ship to the following states: HI, PR, VI, GU

    Does not qualify for Flat Rate Shipping.

    Up to 0 of these items may be combined in a single package, but cannot be combined with other items.

    Shipping Weight: 2.0 lb

    Dimensions: 0.0"L x 0.0"W x 0.0"H


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