These tiny generalist ladybird beetles are voracious consumers of many pests including aphids, scale, thrips and especially whitefly.
Preferred food: Greenhouse whitefly, outdoor sweet potato whitefly and other soft-bodied insect pests.
Shipment, biology and release: Delphastus are shipped as adults, which eat several hundred whitefly daily. Adult females live for approx. 1 month and lay 3-4 eggs/day. Use Delphastus along with Encarsia and Green Lacewing.
Release rate: 100/1,500 sq. ft.
Ships UPS Next Day Air.
When will my order ship?
• Orders ship on Wednesdays Only.
• Orders received by Wednesday will ship the following Wednesday (7 day processing). Best day to order is Wednesday. If you order on a Thursday your order will take 13 days to process.
Outdoors, Crops, Orchards & Vineyards, Nursery, Greenhouse, Grow Room, Hydroponics, Aquaponics, Container Plants
Pests and IPM
This product works as a beneficial insect for control of the following: Greenhouse whitefly (Trialeurodes vaporariorum), Silverleaf whitefly (Bemisia sp), Sweet Potato Whitefly (Bemisia tabaci), Sweetpotato Whitefly (Bemisia sp)