Red spider in trees and shrubs (Tetranychus urticae)
If you see the leaves of your trees losing colour and there are very small red spots on the leaves, we are before a pest called "red spider".
Bug Description: mite (spider). Very small: 0.5 mm.
Species affected: polyphagous. In ornamenta treesl:Buxus, Viburnum, etc.
Biology: During the winter one can find it in its adult phase. Mating and laying eggs starts in spring. From here they change into larvae and nymphs. This process lasts around 8-14 days.
- Recommended products:
- For packs of 15l: 1 out of 10 g acaricide Dogo WP mixed with 15 l of water.