Encarsia – Protect your plants by introducing Encarsia Formosa-a natural parasite of whitefly Introduce them AS SOON as the first whitefly appear and the temperatures are above 10C / 50F. Encarsia are introduced to the greenhouse on small white cards which are hung on the lower leaves of the plants. Encarsia is a tiny insect with clear wings which seeks out whitefly scale and deposits an egg inside it. It is safe for you, children, pets and wildlife.Food crops such as tomatoes can be harvested continually where Encarsia is used. The life cycle of the Encarsia is completed inside the whitefly scale, which is destroyed and turns black, before a new Encarsia emerges ready to repeat the cycle. Each Encarsia is capable of laying 300 eggs inside 300 whitefly scales in 30 days.I had a very bad problem on fuchsias and tomatoes, sprayed with all kinds of nasty chemicals. Used encarsia – not had a problem since. Marvellous! Like a miracle!” A.G. of Norwich. Be careful do not use insecticides before or after introduction. Please phone HELPLINE 01493 750061 for information
Encarsia for whitefly control: Full Course
- Control whitefly in a greenhouse or conservatory using Encarsia
- Suitable for larger greenhouse or where whitefly is established
- Introduce Encarsia as soon as whitefly are first seen and temp 10C+
- Safe for all plants including food crops-fruit can be picked and eaten straight away as no chemicals are used
- Natural pest control leaves no harmful chemical residues. Full course of 4 introductions(each of 5 cards) 7 days apart-over 1200 encarsia in total.