Download Cedar Mulch And Termites
Pics. Cedar mulch can also deter cockroaches, odorous house ants, and other insects. Ogg agree that mulches made of redwood, cypress or cedar will be somewhat termite resistant. these would definitely be better.
The problem with mulch isn't that termites eat mulch, but more that mulch keeps the ground moist, which is an ideal environment for termites. Either cedar or pine mulch will help keep your plants safe in harsh environments. Certain mulches made of cypress, cedar and melaleuca have naturally occuring resins that repel termites.
This is good advice, since termites are subterranean and have to keep themselves moist, and mulch provides good cover for their underground tunneling activities.
Mulches serve a variety of purposes. A mulch is any material applied to the soil surface for protection or. Additionally, once separated from the colony, their ability to survive further decreases. Cedar mulch contains thujone, which is a chemical that deters insects.