Amblyseius andersoni
Attack Many Species of Spider Mites
Russet Hemp, Broad, Two Spotted Spider Mite Control

Temp Range: 43-104 °F.



Optimal Environment:
43-105 °F
40-60% Humidity

Description: A. andersoni are pear shaped mites. These mites are a generalist and will feed on many species of mites. Lifespan of adults is about 3 weeks. 

Target Pest:
Broad Mites, Cyclamen Mites, Hemp Russet Mites, Red Spider Mites, Tomato Russet Mites, Rust Mites, Gall Mites, Eriophyis Mites, Thrips and Two-spotted Spider Mites. When these pests aren't around A. andersoni can consume pollen.

Release Rates:
Adult Mites: 1 mite per sq. ft., bi-weekly, 3-4 times.

Hanging Sachet: Slow Release Sachets consist mainly of eggs that will slowly hatch out through out a couple of weeks. Leave on your plants for 3 weeks. Release 1 sachet every 6 feet or 1 per plant, depending on crop and severity of the infestation.

For Best Results: Try and apply andersoni early on during infestations when pest mite numbers are low. The predatory mites will then be able to focus on the smaller concentrations of mites and prevent them from growing larger and causing major damage.

Keep the predatory mites in shade until they're ready to use, and distribute them as soon as conditions become viable. Keep the product at around 50-59° F. Do not refrigerate.

What are the "release boxes" for? Release boxes are meant to be used with the predatory mites in the bottle. The predatory mites in the bottle can be release 2 different ways. You can either sprinkle them directly around the infested area OR if you don't want to sprinkle them, you can use the boxes. When using the release boxes, pour some of the predators into them and proceed to hang or place the boxes around the infested area.