It is possible that the bottle of Sevin Concentrate you have could be old.
We are not sure which type of Sevin you are referring to. The Sevin Insecticide comes in a granular and liquid form. The clarification for both is listed below. Please let us know if you have any further questions.
Since the Sevin Insecticide Granules are activated by being watered in, we would recommend watering them as soon as you can. Failure to water in the granules can lead to treatment failure because the chemical cannot be released from the granule and will not be available to the pests.
The Sevin Concentrate is mixed at a rate of 1.5 oz - 3.0 oz per gallon of water and applied using a hand pump sprayer or a hose end sprayer. For this type of appication, the product need 24 hours without rain for enough time to dry.
You can harvest raspberries 7 days after application of
Yes, you can water your garden prior to
Applying more product than the Sevin Concentrate label directs could cause damage such as burning on your desirable plants. If you have just made the application, then you can water the plants well to remove excess product. Otherwise, be sure you water the plants regularly and check the mix rate next time you mix the product.