Spider mites are a common pest problem for many gardeners and indoor plant enthusiasts. These tiny arachnids feed on the sap of plants, causing damage to leaves, flowers, and fruit. In severe infestations, spider mites can even kill a plant. The good news is, there are many safe and natural ways to get rid of spider mites, without using toxic chemicals.
The first step in getting rid of spider mites is to identify the problem early. Look for telltale signs of infestation, such as yellow or bronzed leaves, fine webbing, or small red or black dots on the undersides of leaves. If you suspect you have spider mites, take a sample of the affected leaves to your local nursery or garden center for identification.
Once you have confirmed that you have spider mites, it’s time to take action. The first thing you should do is to increase the humidity around your plants. Spider mites thrive in dry conditions, so increasing the humidity will make it more difficult for them to survive. You can do this by misting your plants with ALLPERPLUS a natural plant based solution.
Our products work by suffocating the mites, and should be applied every 2-3 days or more, until the infestation is under control. Spider mites lay approximately 300-500 eggs every 3-5 days. So, applying our products regularly will help to mitigate the problem.
Finally, it’s important to keep an eye on your plants to ensure that the infestation does not return. Regularly inspecting your plants, and removing any damaged leaves, will help prevent a recurrence of the infestation. Also doing an IPM regiment will keep them away.
In conclusion, spider mites can be a real problem for gardeners and indoor plant enthusiasts. But, by following these simple steps, you can get rid of spider mites naturally and safely, without using toxic chemicals. By increasing humidity, using our natural pesticide and keeping an eye on your plants, you can keep spider mites at bay for good.