Safer® Brand Yard and Garden, RTU, Specifications
- Kills aphids, asparagus beetles, bag worms, bean beetles, cabbage loopers, caterpillars, Colorado potato beetles, cucumber beetles, diamondback moth larvae, flea beetles, gypsy moth larvae, imported cabbageworm, Japanese beetles, leafhoppers, plant bugs, scales, tomato hornworm and whiteflies on contact
- Can be used up to the day of harvest
- OMRI Listed® and compliant for use in organic gardening
What's in the Box:
- 1 Ready-to-use spray bottle
- 24 fl oz RTU spray
- Contains pyrethrins (.012%) and potassium salts of fatty acids (1.015%)
- All About
- 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!
Safer® Brand Yard and Garden Insect Killer, RTU
DIRECTIONS FOR USE:
It is a violation of Federal law to use this product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling.
What It Is:
Safer® Brand Yard & Garden Insect Killer is a specially formulated combination of insecticidal soap and botanical pyrethrins which kills insects on contact.
What It Kills:
Asparagus beetles, bean beetles, Colorado potato beetles, cucumber beetles, flea beetles, caterpillars, cabbage loopers, imported cabbageworms, armyworms, hornworms, diamond back moth larvae, leaf hoppers, plant bugs, psyllids, aphids, whiteflies, gypsy moth larvae, tent caterpillars, webworms, bagworms, lace bugs, box elder bugs, sawflies, scale, wooly adelgids, and Japanese beetles.
Where to Use It:
Roses, flowers, vegetables, herbs, ornamental trees and shrubs
How to Use It:
SHAKE WELL. Use at first sighting of insects. Thoroughly moisten all plant surfaces where insects are feeding or resting. Apply every 7 to 10 days when insects are present or as needed to prevent damage. CAN BE USED UP TO THE DAY OF HARVEST.
NOTE: Use with caution on tender new foliage.
Do Not Use On: Crown of thorns, jade plant or delicate ferns. Test for varietal sensitivity on begonias, fuchsias and impatiens.
STORAGE AND DISPOSAL:
Store only in original container in a cool, dry area inaccessible to children and pets. Protect from freezing. If frozen, thaw and shake well. Keep container tightly closed to prevent evaporation.
If Empty: Do not reuse this container. Place 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: Is a spider mite an insect or is it actually a spider?
A: Spider mites belong to a class called arachnids, to which spiders also belong. They are not actually insects. They do cause plenty of problems for plants, however, unlike their larger relatives. More»
Q: My cabbage and broccoli plants are being eaten by bugs that look like they have a colorful shield on their backs. What are they and how do I get rid of them?
A: These pests are known as harlequin bugs. Products containing Insecticidal Soap (potassium salts of fatty acids) and Pyrethrin are very effective on these nasty pests. More»
Q: My neighbor told me I have scales on some of my ornamental plants. What are scales 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: Isn't "insecticidal soap" just dishwashing liquid or soap added to water?
A: No. Commercially produced Insecticidal soaps sold at garden centers and similar retail stores are composed of potassium salts of fatty acids from plants and animals. They work by penetrating and destroying the outer shell or membrane of the insect causing it to dehydrate and die. 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 controlling mealybugs. For more information on controlling mealybugs, see our section Mealybugs: Control Options»