What are Mole Crickets

Mole Crickets usually occur from mid to late spring and until the end of summer. They prefer living in moist soil.   


How to Protect your lawn against Mole Crickets

Keep the well fed with a complete lawn food like Yates Lawn Fertiliser and apply Yates Baythroid Advanced Insect Killer for Lawns as soon as mole cricket burrows or damage is seen. 


Mole Crickets burrows and tunnels can create an uneven lawn surface and result in dying or dead patches in the lawn as the crickets damage and eat the lawn’s root system. You may also hear the mole crickets make a chirping or trilling sound, often at dusk. 


Plants impacted



Risk period

Mole crickets usually occur from mid to late spring until the end of summer. They prefer living in moist soil.   


Recommended products to control Mole crickets

Yates Lawn Fertiliser

Premium formula contains fast and slow release nutrients to provide fast greening result that last longer.

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