The most apparent characteristic of a mealybug is its white color, though they can also be light pink or a bright yellow-green
white egg sacs that look like cotton.
Females can lay up to 100 eggs per sac
Attract natural enemies – lacewings – with flowers or clover.
Spray bugs with soapy water or hose underside of leaves
Kill bugs on houseplants by touching them with a cotton swab dipped in methylated spirits.