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Lacewing Larvae or “aphid lions” are similar in appearance to an alligator with pincers — like tiny ice tongs — and vigorously attacks its prey, injecting a paralyzing venom then drawing out the body fluids of its victim. Besides aphids, lacewing from Planet Natural feed on just about any soft-bodied pest they can “grab,” including citrus mealybugs, cottony cushion scale, spider mites, thrips, caterpillars, insect eggs, etc. It is known to be cannibalistic if no other food source is available. During the two to three weeks in this stage it will devour up to 200 insect pests a week.
Available size: 2,000/ bottle
Price includes FedEx Overnight Shipping. Orders received by Wednesday 8:00 AM (EST) will ship the following Monday through Tuesday. Please indicate at Checkout if delayed shipping is desired or give us a call at 1-800-289-6656.
DIRECTIONS FOR USE:
Shipped and ready for use upon arrival. To release, simply sprinkle the contents of the container over the pest infested garden area. Release 1,000 predators per 1,000 square feet. A second release 2 weeks later, may be necessary. If it is not convenient to make an immediate release, you can refrigerate the closed container but not for more than 24 hours. DO NOT FREEZE.
Planet Natural guarantees live, timely delivery of our beneficial insects. However, to ensure live delivery, it is important that you receive your order when it arrives. Once your order has shipped, a Fed Ex tracking number will be sent to you via email announcing when your package will be delivered. We will NOT be responsible for “live shipments” left unattended at your doorstep. Please make contingent arrangements to have them picked up by a neighbor or delivered to a work address if you will not be home during the day.