Praying Mantis Natural Insect Control Egg Case

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Product Details

An excellent general predator! Praying mantis consumes aphids, beetles, flies, mosquitos, moths, caterpillars and any insect they can catch. Praying mantis, an insect with an innate killer attitude, is a great garden predator. One egg case hatches many tiny babies that quickly disperse throughout your garden. Your egg case contains approximately 40 to 400 eggs.

  • Hatching will occur by June  
  • Egg case contains 40 to 400 young mantis  
  • Most often green but sometimes brown  
  • Very territorial, will create a home where hatched  
  • Feeds on anything they can catch  
  • Late summer mating season

How much do I need?

    • One egg case covers approximately 90 sq. m (1000 sq. ft.)


  • Egg case dimensions (dia.): 2.54 cm (1 in.

How to apply:

  • Place egg case outside in the spring attaching the egg case using the included mesh bag in a plant, shrub or tree 1 to 1.5 m (3 to 5 ft.) above ground, or to observe, place in sealable white paper bag and place inside in south facing window checking daily. Tiny mantis will hatch in 1 to 8 weeks and all eggs will hatch within 1 to 2 hours, leaving the egg case visibly unchanged. Release tiny mantis immediately outside onto plants after the hatching occurs. They will quickly disperse throughout your yard to mature and lay eggs, continuing your population next season.

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