Grazers Red Lily Beetle Spray

SKU: 53811

750ml


Total
Sale price£10.95

Ready to use spray. No dilution necessary. Treats approx. 30sq m.

Grazers is NOT a pesticide and is therefore safe for pets, wildlife, and the environment. It is an effective and easy solution to prevent damage caused by Red Lily Beetle on Lilies, Fritillaries and other members of the Liliaceae family. Ideal to use in gardens, allotments, and areas where children and pets are playing. Grazers Red Lily Beetle spray works by coating the leaf to prevent damage, but it also benefits the plant due to its unique formula.

How to use:

Spray directly on to the foliage every 7-10 days upon first sighting (from March onwards depending on region and climate). Plants will continue to thrive while eggs are less likely to be laid, therefore larvae aren’t a problem either.

  • Easy to use, spray on formula
  • Safe to use on edible and ornamental plants
  • Harmless to people, pets and wildlife
  • Strengthens and stimulates growth
  • Absorbed into the foliage for longer lasting control
  • Easy ready to use spray, no dilution necessary

The lily beetle (Lilioceris Lilii) is the number one pest of lilies. It can reduce a lily plant to nothing in just a few days. Both the adult lily beetles and the grubs devour lilies - leaves, flowers, and flower buds. Adult beetles about 5-8mm (about 1/4in) long, bright red with a black head and legs emerge from the soil from late March to May, laying eggs from April until September. They overwinter in sheltered places, often in the soil but not always near lilies. Eggs are laid on the underside of leaves in groups of up to 12-15; they vary in colour from bright orange to nearly red. The grubs have dirty orangey bodies and cover themselves with their own excreta; this gives them some protection and they can be mistaken for birds' droppings. They then fall onto the ground and pupate.

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