What is Pyrethrin
It is a contact insecticide made from a formulation of the natural occurring botanical pesticide
pyrethrum. It is a powerful organic pesticide and works extremely well. We
recommend this product as a last resort.
Pyrethrin is a natural plant derived substance
that comes from the chrysanthemum cinerariaefolium "painted
daisy," which is grown for production in Kenya, Ecuador, Rwanda
and Tanzania. It is made primarily of an extract from the seeds in the
How does Pyrethrin
How can Pyrethrin
Spray be used?
Pyrethrin is effective on aphids, beetles, codling Colorado potato
beetle, moths, cucumber beetle, leafhoppers, spider mites, stink bugs,
thrips, webworms, whiteflies, gnats, houseflies, pantry pests, mosquitoes
and many more.
Bonide Pyrethrin Concentrate is
environmentally friendly and decomposes quickly. It can be used on vegetables, fruits, trees, ornamentals,
houseplants and in greenhouses up till one day before harvest. You can
apply with a hose end sprayer, compression sprayer, power sprayer or a
Apply to insure thorough coverage of upper and lower leaf surfaces. Use
caution on new growth and tender foliage. Prepare only the amount of spray
required. Holding dilute spray more than 24 hours is not recommended. We
highly recommend using a surfactant with it.
On asparagus, use to control asparagus beetle.
On garden beans, use to control aphids, leafhoppers, 12-spotted
cucumber beetle, whitefly, and Mexican bean beetle.
On broccoli, cabbage, Brussels sprouts, and cauliflower, use to control
aphids, cabbage looper, cross-striped cabbageworm, diamondback moth
larvae, flea beetle, harlequin bug, imported cabbageworm, and stink bug.
On celery, use to control green peach aphid, leaftier, and cabbage
On cranberries, use to control fireworms and leafhopper.
On eggplants, use to control blister beetle, Colorado potato beetle,
flea beetle, and green peach aphid.
On lettuce, use to control cabbage looper, green peach aphid,
diamondback moth larvae, and imported cabbageworm.
On mustard greens, kale, collards, and turnips, use to control imported
cabbageworm, diamondback caterpillar, aphids, cabbage looper.
On peppers, use to control green peach aphid.
On potatoes, use to control aphids, Colorado potato beetle, flea
beetle, and leafhoppers.
On radishes, use to control aphids and flea beetles.
On spinach, use to control aphids, cabbage looper, and webworm.
On tomatoes, use to control green peach aphid, stink bug, Colorado
potato beetle, and flea beetle.
On Ornamentals (such as African Violets, Asters, Azaleas, Begonias,
Camellias, Carnations, Chrysanthemums, Dahlias, Dogwoods, Gereniums,
Gladioli, Marigolds, Roses, Rubber Plants, Wandering Jew, etc.), use to
control aphids, flea beetle, and leafhopper.