Sevin Concentrate is best applied when rain is not expected within 24 hours after application. If it rained sooner than 24 hours after application, for apples, the product label states the product can be reapplied no more than once every 7 days and not within 14 days of harvest.
No, we would recommend mixing up a new batch of Sevin Concentrate. Products should not be left mixed for more than 24 hours.
Sevin Concentrate should only be applied to vegetables, fruit, and ornamentals and not on lawns/pastures.
Sevin Concentrate is labeled for wasps and can be used in and around flower beds and in your lawn. The mixing rate is 3 fl oz per gallon.
Sevin Concentrate is not for use on turf nor labeled for grubs. It is only for use on ornamentals and listed edibles for adult Japanese beetles. Sevin Granules are labeled for grubs in lawns and would be a better option. You do want to water in after application. It can take a few hours for pests to die after contact. You can also find our full line of grub products on our Grub Control Page.
Yes, Sevin Concentrate can be applied at 1.5 fl oz to treat spruce budworms.
No, Sevin Concentrate is not labeled to control any type of root aphid. Unfortunately, there are no insecticides listed for this pest specifcally. We suggest contacting your local Cooperative Extension for assistance treating this pest that is specific to your area. This article from the UH Extension gives additional information about this pest.
Sevin Concentrate should just be applied until the plants are wet and slightly dripping.
Sevin Concentrate should be fine to spray on dichondra, just be sure not to apply during high temperatures.
Sevin Concentrate is not labeled to control aphids on cucumbers. Instead we would recommend using a systemic product like the Monterey Fruit Tree and Vegetable Systemic Soil Drench for future protection and the Fertilome Triple Action for active aphids.
According to the Sevin Concentrate product label "This product is highly toxic to honeybees and other bees. Do not apply to plants in bloom." Almost all insecticides are toxic to bees as they are not really selective. You can help limit any effect to bees by being careful not to apply the insecticides when bees are actively foraging in the area.