Codling Moth Control Nematodes 60sq.m

SKU: 59003

1 packet, covers 60sq.m

Within 3-5 working days

Sale price£12.95

Codling Moth Nematodes are microscopic worms (Nematode Steinernema) which seek out Codling Moth caterpillars and eggs then feed and multiply inside to stop them feeding on fruit and nut trees. Nematodes are naturally found in the soil, by using this product you are simply topping it up.

Codling moth larvae are a small white, brown-headed caterpillars and the infestation can be spotted by visible bore or feeding holes on apples or pears. Early ripening and premature falling of crops may signal a codling moth presence. Nematodes products contain Nematodes (microscopic 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. Use entire packet at one time and do not store made up solution. The entire spray solution should be applied once mixed. Use as soon as possible upon delivery. Usual expiry date is around two weeks once you receive the nematodes. The product comes complete with instructions.

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. 

- Effective against Codling moth: Cydia pomonella on apples, pears, quinces, and nuts.

- One packet treats 60sqm or 16 trees.

- It is safe to use and harmless to children, pets, birds, and wildlife.

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

- Best applied in April/May when larvae hatch and in September/October when new eggs are laid, but can be used outside of the recommended dates and may still help to control the pest.

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

- Apply during evenings or dull conditions to avoid full sunlight.

- Must be stored in refrigerator 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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