Spider mites are slow moving, normally light in colour with distinct dark spots on either side of their body. They feed on many soft of fleshy leaved plants, causing speckling and discolouration. At high densities they produce silk that can cover the plant. Mites will overwinter in conservatories, greenhouses, or bamboo canes. If damage occurred last year, introduce predators early. Control with A.andersoni Breeder Sachets (AABS). Use as a preventative or where damage has occured previously. AABS is a predatory mite that will feed on RSM. Very simple to use - just hang the sachet in the plants. Use between April and May or when temp is above 15°C for effective control.
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