Slug Pellet Free – Natural Slug and Snail Control

Top 10 Slug Facts

  1. Slugs are hermaphrodites, meaning they have both male and female reproductive organs and can fertilise their own eggs.
  2. All slugs can lay eggs, with each slug laying up to 100 eggs at any one time.
  3. Slugs can typically live for about a year outdoors in the right conditions, longer still in a greenhouse.
  4. Most slug eggs are laid in the spring and early summer.
  5. A slug has green blood.
  6. Most slugs live underground, with only about 5% living on the surface.
  7. Slug eggs can lay dormant for several years until conditions are right for them to hatch.
  8. Slugs, clams and oysters are all types of mollusc.
  9. The hygroscopic slime a slug produces allow it to crawl over a knife edge without being cut.
  10. Slugs have two pairs of tentacles on their head. The upper pair sense light, the lower pair help to feel and provide a sense of smell.

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