Flea and Flea Beetle Control Nematodes 25sqm x 2 (2 sachets)

SKU: 58985

2 packets, covers 50sq.m

Within 3-5 working days

Sale price£14.95

Lawn Flea and Flea Beetle Nematodes (Nematode Steinernema) are microscopic worms which seek out Lawn Flea and Flea Beetle then feed and multiply inside to stop them feeding on your plants. Nematodes are naturally found in the soil, by using this product you are simply topping it up. 

Adult flea beetles are 2/3mm long, black, blue, or green with a metallic sheen. They can jump off the leaf when disturbed. Larvae found in lawns or topsoil are white with a brown head, measuring approximately 2.5mm. Fleas and flea beetles can damage your lawn and plants. Flea Beetles can feed on any leaf and stem, while their larvae feed on roots.

Damage: small irregular holes in the upper leaves of brassicas and various ornamentals and lawn, surrounded by pale brown scar tissue. Fleas not only pester our pets but can also bite humans and can be carried indoors. Nematodes products contain microscopic nematode worms which are renowned biological control products, providing many benefits over traditional gardening chemicals and are a key ally for organic gardeners.

PLEASE NOTE: This is a live product and needs to be used upon receipt. 

This product will arrive with you within 3 working days. It is despatched from Monday to Thursday by 1st Class post. Please make sure to order it when you need it.

All products are simple to apply, and safe to use and harmless to children, pets, birds, and wildlife.

- Contains Steinernema nematodes

- One packet treats 25sqm, two packets supplied

- Two applications over a 25sqm area are recommended, 5 to 7 days apart to ensure all emerging larvae are captured

- Recommended minimum soil temperature is 12°C (54°F)

- Best applied from March to late August (Flea Beetles) and March to October (Lawn Fleas)

- Can be used outside of the recommended dates and may still help to control the pest

- Soil or compost must be moist before and kept moist for at least 2 weeks after application, avoid waterlogging

- Apply during evenings or dull conditions to avoid full sunlight

- Avoid exposing nematodes to freezing or high temperatures

- Must be stored in refrigerator below 5°C (41°F) and used within best before date stated, do not freeze

- Please note these are a live product and have an expiry date usually about 2 weeks, expiry date printed on the packet, non-returnable

- Do not use chemical insecticides during the use of nematodes

- Full instructions provided.

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