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Mealybugs are soft bodied, scale-like insect which is described as looking like a woodlouse covered in flour.  In fact they are covered with a powdery mealy waxy secretion.  These sap feeding insects are a troublesome pest of indoor or glasshouse plants.  Cacti and succulents are often affected but they can be seen on many other indoor/conservatory plants ie orchids and bougainvilleas where they can remain active all year.   Product Solution:  Spray plants at first sign of attack with Provado Ultimate Bug Killer Concentrate 2, ready to use / aerosol.

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