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Ladybugs

Hippodamia convergens

Ladybugs are voracious predators of many soft-bodied pest insects - try some in your garden today!
Limited One Pint (9,000) total per customer per week. Ladybugs are shipped Monday-Wednesday via UPS Next Day. Order processing may take up to 2 business days.
  • 1,500 - Starter Size
    SKU: 1112525
  • $12.95
  • Call 800-827-2847 to Order
  • 4,500 - Half Pint
    SKU: 1112511
  • $22.50
  • Call 800-827-2847 to Order
  • 9,000 - Pint
    SKU: 1112512
  • $29.00
  • Call 800-827-2847 to Order
  • 18,000 - Quart
    SKU: 1112513
  • $43.00
  • Out of Stock
  • 35,000 - 1/2 Gallon
    SKU: 1112505
  • $71.00
  • Out of Stock
  • 70,000 - 1 Gallon
    SKU: 1112506
  • $125.00
  • Out of Stock
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Great Introduction To Beneficial Insects For Garden Pest Control!

Ladybugs are one of the best known beneficial insects for controlling pests on everything you grow! A widely used, cost effective alternative to other treatments, ladybugs are easy-to-release and have a great reputation as generalist predators. Collected and prepared for shipment, live ladybugs are a useful addition to most gardens and farms. Simply release them in areas of pest activity and allow them to do the work. Avoid spraying pesticides or fungicides while ladybugs are active for best control.

Target Prey: Their primary diet consists of aphids, but they will feed on a variety of other pests including mealybugs, thrips, soft scale, whiteflies and spider mites. Find additional "ladybug food" below.

Benefits of Ladybugs:

  • Shipped to you in the adult stage ready to feed.
  • General predators that will feed on most soft-bodied pest insects.
  • Each adult can consume up to 5,000 aphids in a lifetime.
  • The larvae eat 50-60 aphids per day.
Optimum Temperatures: 62°-88°F

Tip: Help keep ladybugs around and attract native species by planting perennial and annual flowering plants (Good Bug Power Blend) and by avoiding chemical sprays whenever possible. Control ants before releasing ladybugs. Ants will protect honeydew producing insects and can reduce ladybug success.

This Product Controls These Pests or Diseases: 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), Colorado Potato Beetle Larvae, 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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