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Product description


Tricho-Fruits® is a revolutionary biological control product developed to protect trees and shrubs in gardens, urban parks, residential courtyards and small orchards. It features tiny Trichogramma minutum pupae that are no bigger than 1mm! This species of wasp has been carefully selected for its ability to suppress the reproduction of destructive moths and butterflies on fruit trees, shrubs, urban parks, residential courtyards and small orchards. For maximum results with this unique pest controller, five releases are recommended per season. Once temperatures exceed 15°C, one application every 7 days is needed.

Targeted crops

  • Fruit trees
    • Apples
    • Pears
  • Small fruits
    • Blueberries
    • Strawberries
    • Raspberries
    • Blackberries
  • Trees and shrubs

Targeted pests

  • Oblique banded leaf roller (Choristoneura roseceana)
  • Codling moth (Cydia pomonella)
  • Redbanded leafrollers (Argyrotaenia velutinana)
  • Spruce budworm (Choristoneura fumiferana)
  • Other pests butterflies

Application Instructions

Ensure your trees’ best protection this season by using Tricho-Fruits® at temperatures above 15°C. For optimal pest control, it’s recommended that you apply five releases of the product throughout the growing season – one every seven days for effective results!

Storage Instructions

Tricho-Fruits® trichogramma are delivered on cards that serve as incubators. After 5 to 7 days and under the right conditions, these eggs hatch and become small wasps. Handle the cards by holding them by the edges. Attach the card to the tree or shrub. Place the end of the hook in the small slot at the top right to secure the card in the tree (otherwise the card may blow away with the wind. Keep the cards in place for 3 weeks. Place new cards every 7 days. Unused cards can go in the refrigerator for up to 4 weeks. Refrigerate upon receipt. Do not freeze.