Ortho Home Defense Insect Killer for Lawns Granules

Ortho Home Defense Insect Killer for Lawns Granules

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Product Overview

Ortho Home Defense Insect Killer for Lawns Granules is formulated to kill and control bugs and other insect pests outside before they get inside your home and start propagation. This pesticide also creates a protective barrier from bugs and insect pests minutes from initial use and lasts up to 3 months making it a cost-effective option. It shows results minutes after application and 10 pounds of this product can treat up to 10,000 square feet. It may be applied on flowers, ornamentals, vegetable gardens, lawns, and home foundations using lawn spreaders designed for granular application. It can kill even the toughest ones including fleas and centipedes. This product can also control ticks, pill bugs, ants, spittle bugs and more to keep your children and pets protected from irritation.

Available in 10 lb. and 20 lb. bags

Features and Specs

Active Ingredient Bifenthrin 0.12%
Target pests Ants (Carpenter, Pharaoh), Centipedes, Fleas, Springtails, Firebrats, Flies, Grasshoppers, Armyworms, Beetles and others
* See label for complete list
For use in Residential: Outdoors
Lawns, Ornamentals & Flowers, Home Perimeter, Foundation and Vegetable Gardens
Application Apply 1 to 2 pounds over 1,000 sq. ft. area of lawn using a spreader
For best results, treated area should be watered after application
* See label for complete application instructions
Pet safe Yes, if used as directed on label
Coverage Area 10 lbs. will Treat up to 10,000 sq. ft. of lawn
Shipping Weight 10.00 lbs
Manufacturer Scotts (Mfg. Number: 167410)
EPA Registration 239-2726

Details

INSECTS KILLED/CONTROLLED:

Ants (Carpenter, Pharaoh), Centipedes, Fleas, Springtails

INSECTS KILLED/CONTROLLED FOR 3 MONTHS:

Ants (Acrobat, Allegheny Mound, Argentine, Big Headed, Black Turf, Citronella, Cornfield, Crazy, Ghost, Little Black, Odorous, Pavement, Pyramid, Red Harvester, Small Honey, Thief, White Footed), Armyworms (Fall, Lawn), Beetles (Bluegrass Billbugs, Hunting Billbugs, Black Turfgrass Ataenius, Dichondra Flea, Ground, Asian Lady Beetles, Convergent Lady Beetles, Seven-Spotted Lady Beetles, Thirteen-Spotted Lady Beetles, Twice-Stabbed Lady Beetles, Annual Bluegrass Weevils), Bristletails, Caterpillars (Black Cutworms, Bronzed Cutworms, Granulate Cutworms, Variegated Cutworms, Fiery Skipper, Striped Grassworm, Sod Webworms, Tropical Sod Webworms), Chiggers, Chinch Bugs, Crickets (Arizona, Common Short Tailed, Eastern Striped, Fall Field, House, Indies Short Tailed, Northern Wood, Sand Field, Southeastern Field, Southern Wood, Spring Field, Texas Field, Tropical, Variable Field, Vocal Field, Western Striped), Earwigs, Firebrats, Flies (European Crane's larvae, Frit), Grasshoppers, Greenbug, Leafhoppers, Mealybugs, Millipedes, Mole Crickets (Southern, Tawny), Moths (Lucerne), Pillbugs, Scorpions (Arizona Stripetail, California Common, Eastern Sand, Lesser Stripetail, Northern, Southern Unstriped, Yellow Ground), Seed Maggots, Sowbugs, Spiders (Burrowing Wold, Longbodied Cellar, Marbled Cellar, Pirate Wolf, Shortbodied Cellar, Thinlegged Wolf), Spittle Bugs (Two Lined), Ticks (American Dog, Brown Dog), Wireworms.

VEGETABLES SUPPORTED:

Tomatoes, sweet corn, green peas, sugar snap peas, snow peas, green beans (wax beans, snap beans), dry beans (blacked-eye peas, cow pea), cucumber, gourds, muskmelon, pumpkin, squash, watermelon, artichoke, broccoli, Chinese broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, kohlrabi, mustard greens, eggplant, head lettuce, peppers (bell, non-bell). 

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Are Ortho Home Defense Insect Killer for Lawns Granules safe for pets to walk on after application?
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Ortho Home Defense Insect Killer for Lawns Granules are pet safe if used as directed.  Pets should remain out of the area during application and while the product is being watered in.  It is safe for them to return to the area once everything is dry.

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Do I have to water in Ortho Home Defense Insect Killer for Lawns Granules? Or is it applied without watering?
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Ortho Home Defense Insect Killer for Lawns Granules should be applied and thoroughly watered in after application for the best results.

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Are the Ortho Home Defense Insect Killer for Lawns Granules safe to use in a garden on strawberries, potatoes, and radishes? They are not listed on the label.
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We cannot recommend that you use Ortho Home Defense Insect Killer for Lawns Granules in a garden that contains strawberries, potoatoes, or radishes since they are not listed on the product label.  If you would like to give us more information on the pest(s) you are trying to treat, we would be happy to recommend an alternative product. 

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