S.tsugae Beetle Ordering Guide
Tree-Savers determines the amount of beetles needed to control HWA using 3 basic criteria:
- Size of Hemlock tree or Treatment area
- Level of HWA infestation
- % Dieback / Defoliation
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Rearing beetles is an expensive and extensive process! Production is based on demand for each coming spring. Our rearing season begins in late fall, in tandem with HWA’s life cycle.
Special Rates available for communities, state agencies, conservancies etc. Please inquire!
There are 100 Beetles in each Colony
Beetles Price Bracket:
- < 1000 = $250/colony
- < 5000 = $225/colony
- 5000 + = $200/colony
Shipping & Handling:
- 1-6 colonies = $50.00/box
- 7-12 colonies = $100.00/box
Application fee: $50.00/hour per site
Shipping Rates are based on “UPS next-day air” for safe delivery.
* All S.tsugae beetles will be shipped on a neutral, biodegradable material in pre-counted containers.*
All s.tsugae beetles arrive in pre-counted containers.
Gently tap container on a hard surface to dislodge active beetles, peel back lid and secure container to HWA infested foliage. (Clothespins work well, thumb tacks may be used to secure containers to the trunk of the tree if no low foliage can be found).
Detailed release instructions are included with every shipment!