Safer® Brand Fruit & Vegetable Insect Killer – 32oz Ready to Use Spray – How It Works Safer® Brand Fruit & Vegetable Insect Killer eliminates insect pests that attack garden fruits and vegetables. This special formulation of insecticidal soap and aromatics protects plants from damaging insects while leaving a pleasant, fresh fragrance in your garden.
This OMRI Listed® insect killer is compliant for use in organic gardening so you can stay true to growing your fruits and vegetables the organic way. Further, Safer® Brand Fruit & Vegetable Insect Killer can be used up to the day of harvest of your veggies and fruits.Best used for:Organic GardeningKilling soft bodied insectsNo Unpleasant OdorsUse Up to Day of HarvestReady-to-use SprayEliminates Garden Insects Safer® Brand Fruit & Vegetable Insect Killer is a ready-to-use solution formulated to give you the perfect concentration of active ingredients that target destructive insects while allowing your garden to thrive. Simply spray at the first sign of insects or their damage, and continue to apply every 5 to 7 days when insects are present to keep your vegetables and fruits free of pests.Fight Destructive Pests Nothing can ruin a flourishing fruit and vegetable garden like an unwanted insect invasion. Safer® Brand Fruit & Vegetable Insect Killer gets rid of many of these insects on contact by using a combination of insecticidal soap and aromatics.
Insecticidal soap uses potassium salts of fatty acids to weaken the protective outer shell of insects, ultimately causing them to dehydrate and die. Potassium salts of fatty acids are derived from the natural acids found in animal fats and plant oils.Target Problem Pest Insects Safer® Brand Fruit & Vegetable Insect Killer can be used to eliminate:
For a Variety of Fruits & Vegetables Safer® Brand Fruit & Vegetable Insect Killer can be used directly on plants to keep them pest-free. Fruits, including peaches, strawberries & apples, will thrive. Vegetables, such as tomatoes and peppers, can flourish once insects are eliminated.
- Lace Bugs
- Mealy Bugs
- Plant Bugs
- Scale Crawlers
Use Fruit & Vegetable Insect Killer to get rid of unwanted pests up to the day of harvest. Will not persist in the environment after application.How To Use Fruit & Vegetable Insect Killer Shake the bottle before using to ensure proper mixture and distribution while spraying. It’s important to thoroughly cover all plant surfaces (including the bottom of the leaves) and to continue to spray the solution to the point that it begins to drip off the plant. Apply every 5-7 days when insects are present.
As a general rule, much like watering, do not use in the peak of the day or when temperatures exceed 90 degrees F to avoid wilting or browning of the leaves. Since Safer® Brand Fruit & Vegetable Insect Killer is a contact killer, multiple applications may be needed for full control.A Convenient Ready-to-Use Solution When pests attack your fruit & vegetable garden, having a solution that’s simple and easy-to-use is crucial. Safer® Brand Fruit & Vegetable Insect Killer comes in a convenient ready-to-use solution to make eliminating insects easy.
We’ve added a newly designed sprayer head to our bottles for a more consistent spray pattern, so you can target & eliminate garden pests.Compliant for Use in Organic Gardening Organic gardening can be a fun and rewarding hobby. Not only is it healthy for the body to eat fruits and vegetables grown organically, but the experience of growing an organic garden can be a form of physical activity and relaxation for those who participate. Many people also experience a sense of personal fulfillment watching something grow from a tiny seedling to a fully ripened fruit ready for picking and consuming, and knowing that you’re the one who helped it thrive.
Safer® Brand Fruit & Vegetable Insect Killer has been third-party reviewed for use in organic gardening by the Organic Materials Review Institute to carry the OMRI Listed® seal, which means it has been deemed compliant for use in organic gardening by the USDA’s National Organic Program.Safer® Brand Fruit and Vegetable Insect Killer Product Details Do you want to know more helpful details about Fruit and Vegetable Insect Killer? Take a closer look at the in-depth specifications for this product. Complete Product Details »
Safer® Brand Fruit & Vegetable Insect Killer Ready-to-Use Spray Model # 5134-6 Size 32 fl oz Active Ingredients Potassium Salts of Fatty Acids 2% Eliminates Aphids, Beetles, Caterpillars, Lace Bugs, Earwigs, Scale Crawlers, Thrips and more... For Use On Flowers and VegetablesLearn More About Insect Pests Safer® Brand Fruit and Vegetable Insect Killer eliminates many problem insects that cause damage to fruits and vegetable crops. For garden insect control, use Fruit and Vegetable Insect Killer to keep your organic garden pest-free. Check out some of our great resources to learn more about the destructive insects that Fruit and Vegetable Insect Killer controls.Safer® Brand leads the alternative lawn and garden products industry, offering many solutions that are compliant with organic gardening standards. Safer® Brand recognizes this growing demand by consumers and offers a wide variety of products for lawns, gardens, landscapes, flowers, houseplants, insects and more! More About SAFER® BRAND »
- Before use, shake well
- Can be used up to day of harvest.
- Spray to the point of runoff.
- Apply every 5 to 7 days when insects are present.
- Do not use on sweetpeas or newly planted cuttings.
Safer® Brand Fruit & Vegetable Insect Killer, Ready-to-Use-Spray Model # 5134-6 Size 32 fl oz Active Ingredients Potassium Salts of Fatty Acids 2% Eliminates
- Beetles (leaf-feeding)
- Caterpillars (leaf feeding)
- Lace bugs
- Plant bugs
- Scale Crawlers
For Use On
- Fruits and Vegetables
- All About
All About Insects in Your Fruit and Vegetable Garden
By learning about the many insects that inhabit your fruit and vegetable garden, you will find methods of controlling them so you can have a healthy harvest without adding toxins to our environment. Using pesticides that comply with organic gardening standards like Safer® Brand products will keep your organic garden healthy all year long!
- Why Organic
Expert Tips for a Beautiful Garden!
Gardening can be a very rewarding and healthy undertaking. By using products and methods that comply with organic gardening standards, plants grow better, insect pests can be controlled, plant diseases can be eliminated, and lush harvests can be enjoyed!
Tips for using Safer® Brand Fruit and Vegetable Insect Killer, RTU
What it is:
Safer® Brand Fruit & Vegetable Insect Killer is a specially formulated combination of insecticidal soap and aromatics. These combined ingredients kill pests and provide a pleasant, fresh fragrance.
What it kills:
Aphids, beetles (leaf-feeding), caterpillars (leaf-feeding), crickets, earwigs, lace bugs, leafhoppers, mealybugs, mites, plant bugs, scale crawlers, thrips and whiteflies.
Where to use it:
Fruits and vegetables
How to use it:
Shake well. Use at first sighting of insects. Thorough coverage of both top and bottom leaves is important. Spray leaves to the point of run off. CAN BE USED UP TO THE DAY OF HARVEST. Apply every 5 to 7 days when insects are present
DO NOT USE on sweetpeas or newly planted cuttings.
STORAGE AND DISPOSAL:
Store only in original container in a cool, dry area inaccessible to children and pets. Protect from freezing and heat. Keep container tightly closed to prevent evaporation.
If Empty:Do not reuse this container. Securely wrap original container in several layers of newspaper and discard in trash or offer for recycling if available.
If Partly Filled: Call your local solid waste agency for disposal instructions. Never place unused product down any indoor or outdoor drain.
FAQs About Insects in Your Garden
Q: Can insect pests survive the winter and affect my garden next year?
A: Yes, many insect pests can survive cold winters by "overwintering" under plant debris and leaves on the ground. This is why it is very important to remove plant debris after harvesting this year's crops and ten till the soil. More»
Q: There is something sticky on the plants' leaves in my garden. Do you know what it might be?
A: It is most likely the honeydew from "sucking" insects. These insects have mouthparts that allow them to penetrate the plant tissue and suck the juices of the plant. More»
Q: My neighbor told me I have scales on some of my ornamental plants. What is scale and how do I get rid of them?
A: Scales are tiny insects that attack many plants, sucking the sap or juices from the plants and plant leaves. Insecticidal sprays and Neem Oil products are effective in controlling these pests. More»
Q: I've got mealybugs in my garden. They look like little bits of cotton on the leaves. How do I get rid of them without hurting the plants?
A: Using an insecticidal soap, which is made from potassium salts of fatty acids. This product works by penetrating and destroying the outer shell or membrane of the insect causing it to dehydrate and die. Safer Brand Yard and Garden, RTU is an excellent choice for controling mealybugs. For more information on controlling mealybugs, see our section Mealybugs: Control Options»