Flea Beetle Information

Flea Beetle Information - Flea Beetles Pest Control

Affected Plants:
Crucifers, tomatoes, eggplant, peppers.

Eats holes in leaves and causes wilting. Retards plant growth.

Predator Insects:
Beneficial nematodes.

Natural Insecticides:
Diatomaceous earth, rotenone and pyrethrum, sabadilla.

Other Methods of Control:

  • Cultivate frequently to kill the eggs.
  • Remove plants after harvest.
  • Sprinkle wood ashes on plants.
  • Use garlic and hot pepper sprays.
  • Plant resistant varieties.
  • Use crop covers.

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