Mealybug Predator Adults

Mealybug Predator Adults

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Mealybug Predator Adults

These adult predators known as Cryptolaemus montrouzieri, “Crypts” and 'mealybug destroyers' actively search for mealybugs.

Supplied in a pack of 25 adults. 

Availability: In stock

£19.00

Details

*Standard UK Delivery within 3 Working Days

Mealybug predator adults search for prey in greenhouses and conservatories and are effective with large populations of mealybugs. For smaller infestations choose the Mealybug predator larvae.

This predatory beetle; Cryptolaemus montrouzieri is a ladybird originating from Australia but widely used across the world as an important form of biological control for mealybugs.

The Cryptolaemus montrouzieri are most effective at temperatures between 22-25.c.

Introduce Mealybug predator adults in infested areas at a rate of 2-10 insects per square metre depending on the level of infestation . It maybe required to repeat treatments with heavy infestations every two weeks until populations of Cryptolaemus can be seen on the plants. 2-3 weeks after introduction their larvae should be seen in the crop.

*Please Note: These are live biological controls and are harvested at a specific point in their lifecycle.

  • Orders received by Monday 10am will be delivered Thursday of same week (3 working days)
  • Orders received by Friday 4pm will be delivered on Wednesday the following week (3 working days)
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UK Delivery

The maximum Mainland UK Delivery charge is £4.95
You will receive your delivery 2 workings days after placing your order

UK Standard Delivery (standard items and all orders over £25.00):  £4.95

UK Light Items Delivery (small items): £2.95

For orders outside of the UK please click HERE:
Returns

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, simply return unwanted goods to us in their original condition and packaging within 14 days of receipt and we will issue a full refund (excluding original delivery charge). If an item is damaged/faulty, please notify us within 30 days.

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N:B Definition of UK Mainland
UK Mainland is defined as postcodes on mainland England, Wales and Scotland excluding the following postcodes.
AB31-38, AB40-56, IV1-28 , IV30-32, IV36-49, IV51-56, IV63, KA27-28, KW, PA20-38, PA41-49, PA60-70, PH4-44, and PH49-50. 
Delivery to the above post codes incurs a small surcharge, which will be displayed when you enter your postcode. 

Royal Mail: If you have paid £2.95
If the parcel won’t fit through your letter box out and you are out when Royal Mail try to deliver, the driver will leave a card asking you to collect your item from your local delivery office or arrange a redelivery.

Courier: If you have paid £4.95
You can add 'If Out' delivery instructions (such as leave in the garage if out) when you place your order. If you are not in and you have not provided ‘if out’ instructions the driver will leave a card asking you to call the phone number on the card to arrange a re-delivery or to arrange to collect the parcel from your local depot (low cost local charges apply). *Please note maximum limit for delivery messages in 50 characters.

Gifts
If your order is for a gift add 'Gift' to the Comments section when you place your order, or if you are ordering over the phone just let us know and we will email you the receipt instead of including it in the parcel. There will be no other indication of price in the parcel.

  • Description
  • Details

    *Standard UK Delivery within 3 Working Days

    Mealybug predator adults search for prey in greenhouses and conservatories and are effective with large populations of mealybugs. For smaller infestations choose the Mealybug predator larvae.

    This predatory beetle; Cryptolaemus montrouzieri is a ladybird originating from Australia but widely used across the world as an important form of biological control for mealybugs.

    The Cryptolaemus montrouzieri are most effective at temperatures between 22-25.c.

    Introduce Mealybug predator adults in infested areas at a rate of 2-10 insects per square metre depending on the level of infestation . It maybe required to repeat treatments with heavy infestations every two weeks until populations of Cryptolaemus can be seen on the plants. 2-3 weeks after introduction their larvae should be seen in the crop.

    *Please Note: These are live biological controls and are harvested at a specific point in their lifecycle.

    • Orders received by Monday 10am will be delivered Thursday of same week (3 working days)
    • Orders received by Friday 4pm will be delivered on Wednesday the following week (3 working days)
    Ask us a question
  • Delivery
  • UK Delivery

    The maximum Mainland UK Delivery charge is £4.95
    You will receive your delivery 2 workings days after placing your order

    UK Standard Delivery (standard items and all orders over £25.00):  £4.95

    UK Light Items Delivery (small items): £2.95

    For orders outside of the UK please click HERE:
    Returns

    If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, simply return unwanted goods to us in their original condition and packaging within 14 days of receipt and we will issue a full refund (excluding original delivery charge). If an item is damaged/faulty, please notify us within 30 days.

    Click here for further information

    N:B Definition of UK Mainland
    UK Mainland is defined as postcodes on mainland England, Wales and Scotland excluding the following postcodes.
    AB31-38, AB40-56, IV1-28 , IV30-32, IV36-49, IV51-56, IV63, KA27-28, KW, PA20-38, PA41-49, PA60-70, PH4-44, and PH49-50. 
    Delivery to the above post codes incurs a small surcharge, which will be displayed when you enter your postcode. 

    Royal Mail: If you have paid £2.95
    If the parcel won’t fit through your letter box out and you are out when Royal Mail try to deliver, the driver will leave a card asking you to collect your item from your local delivery office or arrange a redelivery.

    Courier: If you have paid £4.95
    You can add 'If Out' delivery instructions (such as leave in the garage if out) when you place your order. If you are not in and you have not provided ‘if out’ instructions the driver will leave a card asking you to call the phone number on the card to arrange a re-delivery or to arrange to collect the parcel from your local depot (low cost local charges apply). *Please note maximum limit for delivery messages in 50 characters.

    Gifts
    If your order is for a gift add 'Gift' to the Comments section when you place your order, or if you are ordering over the phone just let us know and we will email you the receipt instead of including it in the parcel. There will be no other indication of price in the parcel.

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