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Plantsmith House Plant Bug Control

£15.00 £7.50

Plantsmith's Protecting Bug Control spray is natural and ready to use.

Specially formulated to protect your plants from pests such as whitefly, scale insect, red spider mite and greenfly, as well as from mildew. The spray contains additional plant-boosting nutrients to strengthen houseplants that have been weakened by previous attacks. The natural and non-toxic formulation works using physical rather than chemical action.

  • Good, all-round protection from common pests and diseases
  • 500ml
  • Made from a blend of natural surfactants plus iron chelate, manganese chelate and magnesium
  • Reusable glass bottle with plastic spray

As a fledgling business founded on the principles of friendliness, dependability and simplicity, we aim to deal with your order gracefully and efficiently so that you can devote your time to more important things. 

Our aim is to process your order within 24 hours of receipt and we expect it to arrive within 3-5 working days under normal circumstances.

Deliveries cost £3 for small, slim items that will slip into an envelope.

Most other deliveries cost £6 for any number of items, so don’t hold back!

Where age verification is required, a special service costing £10 is what we use to keep us all safe and sound.

Deliveries to far-flung UK locations may incur an additional charge.

Should you need to return an item, drop us a line at within 14 days of receiving your purchase, providing your name, order number and the reason for your return. We will let you know how to return your item.

Please visit our Delivery & Returns page for more information.

Shake the bottle well before thoroughly spraying the upper and lower surfaces of all leaves. To keep pests at bay, repeat once a week. If you have active pests then spray every three days for two weeks, making sure to spray the insects directly. For best effect, continue to spray once a week as this formula will help bring your houseplant back to good health. These are some common pests to look out for:


Probably the most common pest of houseplants, mealybugs are a sap-sucking insect that looks like patches of white cotton wool. They are difficult to eradicate as they often hide in relatively inaccessible places, but our spray will help get them under control quickly.

Red spider mites

It’s difficult to see these sap-sucking pests by eye, but their damage is unmistakable. The upper sides of leaves will become mottled before they shrivel up and die – fine webbing is sometimes visible. They like hot, dry conditions so mist plants regularly to raise humidity.

Scale insects

Scale insects are sap-sucking creatures that look like tiny brown limpets. Over time, they form large colonies and will weaken their host. They usually appear on stems and under leaves.

Brand Focus


The team at Plantsmith are on a mission to demystify houseplant care and help indoor gardeners get the best from their greenery. Born from over 40 years of horticultural experience, Plantsmith products are professional formulations that combine essential minerals and natural, non-toxic ingredients. These are high-performance products, packaged beautifully in reusable bottles to reflect their quality.  

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