Boxwood Shrubs

Pest Control

Zone 48362 | Anonymous added on May 29, 2019 | Answered

Is permethrin an effective agent against spider mites on boxwoods?

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Answered on May 29, 2019

No. Permethrin is not appropriate for spider mite control. For chemical control you would need a different class of pesticide, with properties called acaricide or miticide.

This article on boxwood spider mites offers some suggestions or biological control. And it also has a link to information on miticides.

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