Orthene Turf, Tree and Ornamental Spray 97 Spray
Orthene 97 Spray Insecticide is a soluble insecticide with 97.4% acephate that is readily absorbed by plant roots and foliage. This absorption provides systemic control of feeding insects. Use Orthene 97 Spray Insecticide on turf, trees, and ornamentals to protect them from various pests. Acephate paralyzes the insect's nervous system and will kill both on contact and penetrate the plant tissue systemically. Within 24 hours, the plant will absorb this chemical, so there is no need to water it. It does have an odor but has a low vapor pressure, as well as low dermal and oral toxicity, and volatility.
- Rapidly penetrates plant tissue to reduce chances of washing away in rainfall or irrigation
- Provides up to three weeks of dependable residual control of pests as listed on the label, including alfalfa looper, ants, aphids (excluding black bean aphid), armyworm (excluding beet armyworm), aster leafhopper, bean leaf beetle, bean leafroller, black grass bugs, black vine weevil (adult), bollworm, cabbage looper, citrus blackfly, corn earworm, cranberry blossom worm, cutworms, diamondback moth larvae, European corn borer, false armyworm, fireworm, leafhoppers, grasshopper, green clover worm, green peach aphid, gypsy moth, imported cabbageworm, Japanese beetle, katydid, mealybug, Mexican bean beetle, Mormon crickets, orange dog, plant bugs (Lygus), potato leafhopper, potato tuberworm, soybean looper, sparganosis, stinkbugs, strawberry root weevil (adult), three-cornered alfalfa hopper, thrips (including Western flower thrips), tobacco budworm (adults & larvae), tobacco hornworm, vegetable weevils, velvet bean caterpillar, whitefly (except sweet potato or Silverleaf whitefly).. It has a wide range of pests on the label.