Biocontrol and Integrated Crop Management products for your poinsettia plant, poinsettia flower

Biocontrols For Your Poinsettia Crop

Individual species or varieties may only suffer from one or two of the pests listed below, while others suffer from a wider range of pests. There may also be pests, specific to some poinsettia, which are listed below. Sensitivity to pests is also high because of the stringent aesthetic criteria applied by poinsettia markets and customers.

Pest Name

Scientific Name

Suitable Products


Trialeurodes vaporariorum
and/or Bemisia tabaci

Fungus gnats & Shore flies

Bradysia spp.

Two-spotted spider mites

Tetranychus urticea

Lewis Mites

Eotetranychus lewisi


Frankliniella occidentalis