Can cold temperature kill mealybugs?

Cold temperatures only discourage mealybugs from attacking your indoor plants. If your tropical indoor plants already suffer from a mealybug infestation, chilling your plants won’t do much damage against mealybugs.

Relatedly, mealybugs usually feed on tropical plants, which may not tolerate cold temperatures well in the first place. Be sure your plants can tolerate colder temperatures if you intend to adjust your indoor temperature as a preventive measure.

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