Ladybug Larvae are Whitefly Predators

June 9, 2018

Ladybug larvae are ferocious predators of pests such as aphids and whiteflies. When you're gardening under lights indoors, you will have certain pest problems from time to time.

Ladybug larvae having a meal on my citrus.
PC: Leslie F. Halleck

Somehow ladybugs always manage to find their way indoors when my citrus plants have whiteflies or aphids. If you find this valuable larvae on your plants, don't spray them! Let them do the pest control work for you.

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