Spider Mite

  • cause yellow stippling on leaves; look closely at leaves for small dark specks and webbing on leaf undersides. (VGPS)
  • under cover, peppers can suffer from bad infestations of Red Spider Mite. (GV)
  • Big-Eyed Bugs (Geocoris spp of the Lygaeid family) love to eat many pests, such as flea beetles, spider mites, insect eggs and small caterpillars. They are attracted by growing cool-season cover crops like berseem clover (Trifolium alexandrium) and can be found on common knotweed.
  • some reports that dill repels spider mite (A-Z)

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