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GROW Q&A: CAN I USE PREDATORY LACEWINGS TO KILL APHIDS ON MY POT PLANTS? Grow 

GROW Q&A: CAN I USE PREDATORY LACEWINGS TO KILL APHIDS ON MY POT PLANTS?

Dear Dan,
My plants have aphids and my buddy suggested I use “lacewings.” What are they and how do I deploy them? — Billy

Dear Billy,

Green Lacewings are predatory insects from the Chrysopidae family. Their larvae feed on the eggs and immature stages of pests including spider-mites, thrips, whiteflies and more. In other words, they work great in an IPM (Integrated Pest Management) system as an organic alternative to potentially harmful pesticides.

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