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CLOVER MITE

Description

  • Clover mites are tiny red mites about 1/64".
  • They invade homes in spring and summer.
  • They prefer clover as a plant host but most plants and shrubs can be used by clover mites to feed.
  • They live a red stain when smashed and are often seen by the thousands running around on concrete or block walls.

Control

  • Exterior perimeter treatments must be performed to control clover mites.
  • Window and doorframes must be treated from exterior and interior.
  • Pipe openings in bathrooms and kitchens should be treated.
  • Grass should me maintained and landscape vegetation should be kept trimmed.
  • Insecticide Granules can be used for lawn treatments