Vine Weevil Nematodes 100 sqm
Use vine weevil nematodes to avoid damage to the roots of your plants this year. The nematodes seek out and kill vine weevil larvae. Applying these microscopic transparent worms (Heterorhabditis megidis) which feed and multiply inside the larva, they not visible with a hand lens.
Apply when the larvae are active in late Spring and early Autumn. High infestations may need two applications.Autumn use is the most effective as the larvae are younger and have not caused significant damage to plants at that time. Banding pots with Insect Barrier Glue will stop the adults climbing into the pots.
The nematodes come complete with instructions and can be applied using a watering can or nematode applicator. You just apply to moist soil when the soil temperature is above 5ºC (41ºF) and ensure the soil does not dry out for at least two weeks after applying nematodes. Nematodes are capable of surviving the odd frost; so don't worry if the temperature falls after you have applied the nematodes.
How to Order: The manufacturer recommends that nematodes are applied every 6 weeks. For single deliveries or multiple, follow the simple instructions below.
Step 1. Select the week you would like your nematodes delivered and then add them to your basket
Step 2. For multiple deliveries, just repeat step 1 remembering to select a different date each time. All the dates are for the "week commencing" so will arrive during that week. This gives you the choice of delivery dates so you can avoid times when you are not around.
Delivery is completely free when just ordering nematodes. Should you purchase any other items then our standard delivery charge will apply.