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Biological Control For Mealy Bugs


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£16.79 Inc VAT £13.99 Ex VAT
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Product Description

CRYPTOcontrol is part of the Biopesticide / Nematode range for the natural control of pests. CRYPTOcontrol contains adult Cryptolaemus montrouzieri. They work by the adults laying eggs in a louse colony, and this larvae will eat the eggs and larvae of the mealy bug. The adult Cryptolaemus montrouzieri will eat the mealy bug at all growth stages.

Cryptolaemus montrouzieri will also eat aphids and scale insects if they cannot source any more mealy bugs.

CRYPTOcontrol can be used on any crop with temperatures above 16oc.

Pack sizes

10 Larvae (Early growth Stage) Covering 1 - 5 m2. Ideal for personal use on house plants

100 Nymphs (Later growth stage) Covering 10 - 50 m2. Ideal for use on a larger scale

Please note that delivery can take up to 2 weeks - these are a live product that have specific transportation and storage conditons

**Due to the fact this is a living organism and requires refrigerated transport, all delivery details must be correct and someone must be in to receive the parcel. Failure to do this will likely result in the product having to be replaced at an additional cost**


Active Ingredient Cryptolaemus montrouzieri
Pack Size Coverage 10 Larvae pack = 1 - 5 sqm. 100 Nymph pack = 10 - 50 sqm.
Application Method(s) Watering Can
Period Of Use May, June, July, August, Spring, Summer
MPN Does not apply

Application Rates