Ladybugs

Hippodamia convergens

Ladybugs are voracious predators of many soft-bodied pest insects - try some in your garden today!
Ladybugs will be unavailable until further notice. Orders ship Monday through Wednesday via UPS Next Day. Order processing may take up to 2 business days.
  • 1,500 - Starter Size
    SKU: 1112525
  • $12.95
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  • 4,500 - Half Pint
    SKU: 1112511
  • $22.50
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  • 9,000 - Pint
    SKU: 1112512
  • $29.00
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  • 18,000 - Quart
    SKU: 1112513
  • $43.00
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  • 35,000 - 1/2 Gallon
    SKU: 1112505
  • $71.00
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  • 70,000 - 1 Gallon
    SKU: 1112506
  • $125.00
  • Out of Stock
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GIVE LIVE LADYBUGS AS A GIFT! Ladybugs make any occasion more memorable. Releasing ladybugs is a great way to add some unique fun to weddings, birthday parties, graduations and many other joyous occasions!

Ladybugs are one of the most widely used beneficial insects for controlling pests on everything you grow! Excellent aphid predators, ladybugs will also feed on chinch bugs, asparagus beetle larvae, thrips, alfalfa weevils, bean thrips, grape root worms, Colorado potato beetle larvae, whitefly, mites and many other soft-bodied insects and eggs that reside above the soil. A cost effective alternative to other treatments, the easy-to-release ladybug has a great reputation as a generalist predator.

  • Ladybugs are shipped to you in the adult stage.
  • Each adult consumes about 5,000 aphids.
  • Within 8 to 10 days of release, each female ladybug lays 10-50 eggs daily on the underside of leaves.
  • In 2-5 days the larvae emerge as dark alligator-like flightless creatures with orange spots.
  • The larvae eat 50-60 aphids per day.
Optimum Temperatures: 62°-88°F

When will my order ship?

  • Orders ship Monday through Wednesday - only.
  • Online orders can take 24 - 48 hours to process. Online orders are not processed after 1 PM on Saturdays, or on Sundays and holidays.
  • Orders processed Monday or Tuesday will ship the following day.
  • Orders processed Wednesday or Thursday will ship the following Monday.
  • Orders processed after 9:00 AM Arizona time on Friday will ship the following Tuesday.
  • Ladybugs ship UPS Next Day Air only.

If you are purchasing ladybugs for a special event or occasion, please call us to determine the best ship date for on-time delivery.

This Product Controls These Pests or Diseases:
Ladybugs serve as a beneficial insect for biological control of the following insects: Alfalfa Weevil (Hypera postica Gyllenhal), Aphids (Mult), Armyworm (Pseudaletia unipuncta), Asparagus Beetles (Crioceris asparagi (common); Crioceris duodecimpunctata (spotted)), Bean Beetles - Mexican Bean Beetle (Epilachna varivestis Mulsant), Bean Thrips (Caliothrips fasciatus), Beet Armyworm (Spodoptera exigua (Hubner)), Beet Leafhopper (Circulifer tenellus), Black Scale (Saissetia oleae), Brown Almond Mite (Bryobia rubrioculus), California Laurel Aphid (Euthoracaphis umbellulariae), Caterpillar Eggs (Mult), Citrus Red Scale (aka California Red Scale) (Aonidiella aurantii), Citrus Yellow Scale (aka California Yellow Scale) (Aonidiella citrina), Coconut Mealybug (Nipaecoccus nipae), Grape Leafhopper (Erythroneura elegantula), Greenhouse whitefly (Trialeurodes vaporariorum), Leafhopper (Circulifer tenellus), Leafhopper (Empoasca sp), Mealybug (Planococcus citri), Mealybug (Pseudococcus sp), Mexican Bean Beetle (Epilachna varivestis Mulsant), Mites (Tetranychus sp), Potato Leafhopper (Empoasca fabae), Potato Leafhopper; Bean Jassid (Empoasca fabae), Scale (Mult.), Silverleaf whitefly (Bemisia sp), Spider Mite (Mult), Sweet Potato Whitefly (Bemisia tabaci), Sweetpotato Whitefly (Bemisia sp), Thrips (Franklinothrips sp), Two-Spotted Spider Mite (Tetranychus urticae)

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