Monterey Garden Insect Spray is a broad spectrum insecticide that contains Spinosad, which is derived through fermentation of a naturally-occurring soil bacterium. Spinosad works on the insects' nervous system, causing paralysis and death in 1-2 days. Since the insects are paralyzed, they may stay on the plants and be mistaken for live insects; always check 2-3 days after spraying to evaluate control in the insect population.
- For control of foliage feeding worms/caterpillars, thrips, fire ants and many other listed pests.
- For use on vegetables, fruit & nut trees, citrus, berries, herbs, ornamentals, shrubs, flowers, lawns & trees in home gardens and non-commercial greenhouses.
Organic Monterey Garden Insect Spray is safe to use with the following beneficial insects: minute pirate bug, ladybird beetles (ladybugs), green lacewing, and mite predators. However, it is toxic to bees; for this reason, applications should be made in the late evening and on plants that are not blooming, pollen-shedding, or nectar-producing.
Monterey Garden Insect Spray Concentrate is also available.
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This Product Controls These Pests or Diseases:
This product works as a knockdown control for the following: Mites (Tetranychus sp)
This product works as a biological
control for the following: Ants
), Asparagus Beetles (Crioceris asparagi (common); Crioceris duodecimpunctata (spotted)
), Bean Leaf Beetle (Cerotoma trifurcata
), Bean Thrips (Caliothrips fasciatus
), Beet Armyworm (Spodoptera exigua (Hubner)
), Black Cutworm (Agrotis ipsilon (Hufnagel)
), Bollworm (Helicoverpa zea
), Broccoli Worms; Imported Cabbage Worm (Pieris rapae
), Cabbage Butterfly (Pieris rapae
), Cabbage loopers
), Cabbage Moth, Cabbage Army Moth (Mamestra brassicae
), Cabbage Worm (Pieris rapae
), Celery Worm (aka Parsley Worm, Parsnip Butterfly, Eastern Black Swallowtail, American Swallowtail) (Papilio polyxenes
), Cherry Fruit Fly (aka Western Cherry Fruit Fly) (Rhagoletis indifferens Curran
), Cherry Fruit Worm (Grapholita pacakardi
), Codling Moth
), Colorado Potato Beetle (Leptinotarsa decemlineata
), Corn Borer (aka European Corn Borer) (Ostrinia nubilalis
), Corn Borer (aka Southwestern Corn Borer) (Diatraea grandiosella
), Corn Earworm
(Agrotis, Amathes, Peridroma, Prodenia spp
), Diamondback moth
), European Apple Sawfly (Hoplocampa testudinea
), European Corn Borer (aka Corn Borer) (Ostrinia nubilalis
), Fall Armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda
), Fall Canker Worms, Inchworms (Alsophila pometaria
), Fall Webworm (hyphantria cunea
), Fire Ant (Solenopsis invicta
), Flea Beetle (Chaetocnema confines
), Fruit flies
), Fruit Worm (mult
), Grape Leaf Folder (Desmia funeralis
), Grape Leafroller (Erythroneura variabilis
), Spongy Moth
), Inch worm (Mult
), Indian Meal Moth (Plodia interpunctella
), Leafroller (Archips argyrospila
), Leafroller (Choristoneura rosaceana
), Leafroller (Pandemis pyrusana
), Leafroller (Argyrotaenia franciscana
), Leafroller (Epiphyas postvittana
), Lesser Peach Tree Borer (Synanthedon pictipes
), Lucerne Moth (Nomophila noctuella
), Midges (Dicrotendipes modestus
), Midges (Chironomus decorus
), Midges (Chironomus plumosus
), Midges (Orthocladius mallochi
), Omnivorous leafroller (Platynota stultana
), Orange tortrix (Argyrotaenia (=citrana) franciscana
), Orangeworm (Amyelois transitella
), Oriental Fruit Moth
), Parsleyworm (Papilio polyxenes asterius
), Peach Twig Borer (Anarsia lineatella Zeller
), Pink Bollworm (Pectinophora gossypiella
), Red-banded Leafroller (Argyrotaenia velutinana
), Sod Webworm (Mult
), Sperry's Lawn Moth (Crambus sperryellus
), Spider Mites
), Spinach Leafminer (Pegomya hyoscyami
), Spring Canker Worms, Inchworms (Paleacrita vernata
), Squash Vine Borer (Melitta curcurbitae
), Tent caterpillars
), Tobacco Budworm
), Tomato Fruitworm (Helicoverpa (Heliothis) zea
), Tomato Hornworm (Manduca quinquemaculata
), Tomato Pinworm (Keiferia lycopersicella
), True Armyworm (Pseudaletia unipuncta
), Two-Spotted Spider Mite (Tetranychus urticae
), Walnut Caterpillar (Datana integerrima
), Walnut Husk Fly (Rhagoletis completa
), Western Lawn Moth (Tehama bonifatella
- Apply when listed pests are present.
- Thoroughly spray all plant parts to wetting, including undersides of leaves.
- Do not use on sweet peas, nasturtiums, or delicate ferns. Use with care on new seedlings, transplants, and blooms. If concerned about sensitivity of plants, apply to individual plants or small areas of plants and wait 2 days to determine if plant damage occurs prior to treatment of larger areas.
- Do not spray during full sun.
- Apply when the first signs of powdery mildew appear and repeat at 7- 10 day intervals. This product must come into contact with powdery mildew to be effective. Complete coverage is essential for maximum control.
Please refer to the manufacturer's label under the DOCS tab for more specific instructions, including crop-specific applications, pre-harvest intervals (PHI), timing of applications and the maximum number of recommended applications for a given time period.
Environment: This product is toxic to bees exposed to treatment for 3 hours following treatment. Do not apply this pesticide to blooming, pollen-shedding or nectar-producing parts of plants if bees may forage on the plants during this time period. This product is toxic to aquatic invertebrates.To protect the environment, do not allow pesticide to enter or run off into storm drains, drainage ditches, gutters, or surface waters. Applying this product in calm weather when rain is not predicted for the next 24 hours will help to ensure that wind or rain does not blow or wash pesticide off the treatment area.
Storage: Do not contaminate water, food or feed by storage or disposal. Store in its original container and keep in a secure storage area out of reach of children and domestic animals.
Warning & Toxicities: KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. Causes moderate eye irritation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, or clothing. Wash thoroughly with soap and water after handing and before eating, drinking, chewing gum, using tobacco, or using the toilet.
Active Ingredients/Guaranteed Analysis:
Spinosad (a mixture of spinosyn A and spinosyn D)...........0.005%
Potassium Salts of Fatty Acids.............................................0.94%
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This spray is harmless to plants !!
May 8, 2020 | By Christine Wong