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Bug Host Plants

Spotting bugs have many host plants that they will feed and breed on. Here we have listed the main ones. Fruit spotting bug are primarily a fruit feeder while Banana Spotting bugs will feed on fruit and the shoots on some plants.

It is important to try and release the wasps in areas where bugs are likely to be breeeding so its good to start thinking about where your bugs are coming from at different times of the year.

Bugs will move around according to the food availability and may stay in an area for a while and lay eggs if the food is good.

custard apple

avocado

corky passion flower

guava

longan

loquat

lychee

mango

mock orange

soap bushwhite sapote

bauhinia

carambolla

champak

grape

lillypily

mulberry

rough-leafed fig

Siratro

white cedar

acerola

common fig

Indian hawthorn

jaboticaba

silver quandong

ribbonwood

passion fruit

camphor laurel

cashew nut

banana

Bangalow palm

beach bird's eye

cabbage palm

papaw

camellia

carob

castor bean

cheese tree

choko

coral tree

cotton tree

grenadilla

Meyer lemon

miniature umbrella tree

pomegranate

tucheroo

zigzag plant