Green Lacewings, 1,000 Count


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Item # GLC1000
Ship Weight 0.20 lbs
Stock Status Ships Direct
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Banish soft-bodied pests the natural way!

These cards contain approximately 1,000 green lacewing eggs. Green lacewing larvae resemble alligators in both appearance and appetite. The eggs hatch within three to five days. Once they hatch, the tiny larvae start looking for their first meal. Green lacewing larvae eat soft-bodied pests like aphids, thrips, mealybugs, and whiteflies. These larvae can consume 200 aphids or other insect eggs. They travel as far as 100 feet from their hatch site in search of food. Hang the card on plant foliage and nature does the rest! Once they develop into adults, lacewings feed on honeydew, nectar, and pollen. They work well with existing ladybug populations, or as a substitute for ladybugs. Adults live as long as four to six weeks. During that time, females lay up to 200 eggs, creating a new batch of larvae to continue the fight! These insects ship directly from the supplier. This product can ship ground to customers in OR, NM, Northern WA, and Southern CA only. This product ships 2-day air to all other addresses to best ensure the survival of the insects.

Product Information


Specs

  • Number of cards: 6
  • Eggs per card: 160 to 170
  • Approximate egg count: 1,000
  • Larval stage (weeks): 2 to 3
  • Adult life span (weeks): 2 to 6
  • Release rates (eggs per acre): 5,000 to 50,000

Product Features

  • Green lacewing eggs
  • Easy-to-hang cards
  • Hatch within three to five days

Product Benefits

  • Natural alternative to chemical-based pest control
  • Consume many soft-bodied pests including aphids, thrips, mealybugs, and whiteflies
  • Search up to 100 feet for food and eat up to 200 aphids during larval stage
  • Just hang the card on foliage and let nature do the rest