What Are Spider Mites? How To Eradicate Them?

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Don’t we all love to use weed? It is such a plant that can provide not only a lot of health benefits but also many other uses. That’s why many people start to grow weed on their own so that they won’t have to pay for it every time. But is it that easy? Weed is not like the other plants because there is a need to care for this plant differently due to many reasons, and one of them is spider mites.

Meaning of spider mites

Spider mites are pests that are generally seen on the plants of marijuana. So if your weed plants have spider mites, you will probably have to get rid of them, or it will destroy the weed. By spider mites, we generally think that they are spiders, but no, they are not really insects. They have eight legs, and they also don’t have antennae. They are also oval-shaped like the other mites. They are called spider mites because they spin the web on the plants just like the spiders.

It is pretty hard to get rid of such arachnids, and that is why people search for How to eradicate cannabis spider mites organically? There are organic methods and other ones too. one must get to any method as soon as possible because they can increase in number very easily, and then it will be really hard to eradicate them.

Ways to get rid of spider mites

  • Kill them: Yes, I mean, it is a pretty obvious thing, but how to do that? Just make sure there is no heat in the environment, and they will basically run from that place. These mites hate the windy environment and love the heat. So all we need to do is blow cold air on them. It is not like they will go instantly; the wind will stop the reproduction, and then spraying off is the last thing one has to do. The spray has to be harmful to the mites but not to the plant, which we need to take care of.
  • Follow up: After killing them, make sure to check the plants again in 2-3 days. This way, we will be able to be sure that there are no mites.
  • Repeat: Repeat the steps so that we can double-check them and ensure that they are gone.

At last, we can kill the mites for sure, but the thing is, we need to take care of the prevention methods too. With the help of prevention, there will be no hassle.