Evergreen Pyrethrum Dust 1%


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Evergreen Pyrethrum Dust 1%

Evergreen Pyrethrum Dust with 1% Pyrethrin is a botanical insecticide dust that treats a broad range of insects (over 230 pests) including bed bugs, ants, roaches, crickets, fleas, centipedes and more. The pyrethrin gives the dust a fast kill and makes this all natural and safe for use around people and pets (always follow directions for safe use). Evergreen Pyrthrum Dust is OMRI Certified. Can be used in food handling and feed areas.

May be used on Livestock Animals and Livestock Premises.


Only Apply as a Spot Treatment to Areas No Greater Then 2 Feet by 2 Feet Per Room.

Crawling Insects:

Apply Evergreen Pyrethrum Dust, at the rate of 1.5 ounce per 50 square feet of surface area, into voids, cracks and crevices or other places where insects are traveling or harboring. Apply a continuous visible film underneath and behind stairs, behind and beneath sinks, stoves, refrigerators and other appliances, around garbage cans, cabinets. Treat on around and behind moldings, shelving, baseboards, doorsills, doorframes, floors, around drains, pipes and pipe openings, plumbing, bookcases, storage, utility installations and other areas where insects hide or travel. For severe infestations apply behind cabinets and walls, in crawlspaces and attics at the rate of 16 - 20 ounces per 1,000 square feet (4 to 5 ounces per 250 square feet).


For Bees and Wasps (Yellow Jackets, Hornets, and Paper Wasps):

It is advisable to treat bee and wasp (yellow jacket, hornet, and paper wasp) nests in the evening when insects are less active and have returned to the nest. Wear protective clothing if deemed necessary to avoid stings. Use a hand duster with extension tubes if necessary. Thoroughly dust the nest, entrance and surrounding areas. For best results, check nests carefully one or two days after treatment to ensure complete kill. Remove and destroy nest to prevent emergence of newly hatched insects. If removal is not possible, retreat the nest if necessary. For nests in wall voids, drill a hole in the area of the nest, apply dust, and reseal.

For Use on Landscape Plants, Indoors and Outdoors:

Ornamental Trees, Shrubs, Flowers and Foliage Plants

Building Perimeter Treatments:

To aid in preventing entry and infestations of buildings by listed insects, Apply 16 to 24 oz. of Evergreen Pyrethrum Dust per 1,000 square feet (4 to 6 ounces of Evergreen Pyrethrum Dust per 250 square feet) to building exterior as a perimeter treatment in a band extending 12 - 18" along and adjacent to foundation, and to a height of 2 to 3 feet up the side of the building where these pests are active and may find entrance.

To Kill Insects Harboring in Lawns, Landscaping, and Backyards:

To aid in the control of listed insects, apply Evergreen Pyrethrum Dust at the rate of 8 to 24 ounces per 1,000 square feet (2 to 6 ounces of Evergreen Pyrethrum Dust per 250 square feet). For best results, lawn should be mowed one to two (1 - 2) days before applying, and clippings removed. Be sure to cover the entire lawn surface where insects are present, or normally frequent. Apply under ornamental plants, shrubs and trees. Do not water or irrigate immediately following application. Keep pets and children out of the treated area until after the dust has settled.

Tips for using Evergreen Dust effectively

  1. Apply the product only as specified on the label.
  2. Do NOT apply the product where it will directly contact people and pets (for example, do not apply the dust on your pet). Keep dust treatments to cracks and crevices where insects live and hide.
  3. For Bed Bugs: use Evergreen Pyrethrum dust in conjunction with other bed bug control products including Bedlam Aerosol, Cyonara 9.7 or Onslaught, and other bed bug insecticides.
  4. Clean-Up: Vacuum up remaining dust and dead insects after treatment.

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  • 20 of 20 people found this review helpful:

    5 of 5 stars  Yellowjackets in my walls
    By Marc in Folsom, CA on 09/30/2011
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    I had a yellowjacket nest in my walls and all the wasp spray in the world wouldn't suppress the growing problem and activity. One application of this stuff about 10pm after all were back in the hive took care of it. Not a peep since.

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  • 16 of 16 people found this review helpful:

    5 of 5 stars  LOVE THIS STUFF
    By Karen in Merritt Island, Florida 32952 on 04/24/2012
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    I live in Florida and as you know we have lots of problems with Roaches and Palmetto bugs. Since I saw Billy the Exterminator using Pyrethrum I decided to try it. I was thrilled that my cats were not in danger and the product has worked wonders. I have not seen any bugs at all. I tried it for sugar ants and that worked also. This stuff is great and I would reccomend it to everyone. Sincerely, Karen M Burrows

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  • 14 of 14 people found this review helpful:

    5 of 5 stars  Works Great
    By Fs in Dearborn Heights, MI on 05/15/2013
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    Has killed ants and carpet beetles (even a few moths) in just a few days. No odor and easy to use.

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  • 11 of 11 people found this review helpful:

    5 of 5 stars  Great product!
    By Fernando in chicago, il on 10/25/2013

    I used this with a dusting bellow to get into a hole in my siding where yellow jackets were very active. I puffed this dust in there and it took care of the problem it seemed like the same day. By the next morning there we a bunch of yellow jackets dead on the ground and no activity from the active hole.

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  • 10 of 11 people found this review helpful:

    5 of 5 stars  Excellent Stuff, Does What I've Been Looking For
    By Chris on 04/14/2012
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    Awesome Product, I will be ordering more. Kills on the spot and keeps them from coming back. I have a massive ant problem out here in the country land and it stopped the problem. Highly recommend for any insect problem. Also works great outdoors.

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  • 4 of 5 stars  Will keep using.
    By Bugs in Fort Myers, Florida. on 01/16/2017

    Product is ease to use and practically no odor to it. I recommend it.

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  • 5 of 5 stars  Works great
    By Jessica in Des Moines, IA on 12/13/2016

    We had a problem this summer with a colony of yellow jackets, they moved into our walls by our back door. We needed them gone quickly because we were having a baby in a month and the yellow jackets were getting into the house. I still don't know how they were getting in. Honestly I didn't know what they were at first and did some research after 2 cans of wasp spray did absolutely nothing. The little buggers found a way in behind our siding through an opening on the door frame. At first we tried to blow the Evergreen Pyrethrum Dust into the opening they were using but it didn't do a whole lot. Then we got a straw and used it to bend around into the space behind the siding. That worked! Within 3 days there were no more yellow jackets both inside and out of our house. I would recommend this to anyone with a yellow jacket problem.

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  • 1 of 5 stars  Pyrethrum dust
    By Ed in New York on 10/25/2016

    Sprayed the yellow jacket nest 3 times and it did nothing. Not sure what else I could have done. I had 3 ground nests and I sprayed all three, three nights in a row. The bees kept flying in and out. It did not seem to do anything.

    Expert Response   Expert response:
    Thank you for your comments! If you are able to contact the nest directly, then the Evergreen Dust should do a good job of controlling the insects; it just sounds like you need to give the product more time. Dust has a much slower kill on target insects than formulations like sprays, so we encourage you to be more patient so that it has time to work. For quick knockdown of flying stinging insects, we suggest Wasp Freeze Aerosol: http://www.domyownpestcontrol.com/pt-wasp-freeze-ii-aerosol-175-oz-p-60.html Please let us know if we can further assist you. We appreciate your business and your feedback!

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  • 5 of 5 stars  Excellent
    By Scott in Buffalo, NY on 09/20/2016

    I had a problem with some yellow jackets. Some built a nest in the ground and another nest at the base of the house. One use and the next morning they were all dead. I purchased the bulb duster with it. New York state is very particular about what you can and can not use. I called the company, they looked up the regulations and recommended this as it met NY state requirements. Highly recommend. Will use again.

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  • 5 of 5 stars  Evergreen pyrethrum dust
    By Edwin in Dallas Tx on 06/28/2016

    Have patience I believe the dust will kill all in the area it's put.They seem to die and dry out. I recommend spray for the little trying to escape. Every six months I will squeeze dust for future in crevices.I believe in this product the panicking is gone. Thanks very,very much. Edwin

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  • 5 of 5 stars  Does the job
    By K in Connecticut on 06/15/2016

    Had a problem with carpenter bees. I bought a traditional spray from the hardware store and it killed the bees but the holes were quickly re-infested by new bees. I also hated using the chemical and wanted something more natural. I used the duster to spray this dust into the holes and the bees inside were dead but the best part was the dust stayed behind. A week or so after the first spray I noticed another bee on the ground, dead. It had tried to take over the empty hole and it touched the powder and whammo- bye-bye bee. Now that I know the holes are treated with a dust that has staying power I can finally close them up with wood and paint over them.

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  • 5 of 5 people found this review helpful:

    5 of 5 stars  One Shot Wonder
    By Ophiodon in Anacortes, WA on 09/15/2015

    More effective, less cost, less environmental impact: I had yellow jackets in my siding. I tried vacuuming them all day long for days and sucked up hundreds of them but if I stopped for a day the hive would regenerate. I vacuumed one more day, from sunup to sunset. Under the cover of darkness, I applied Evergreen Pyrethrum Dust once, four big puffs. Some yellow jackets emerged into the beam of my flashlight with a fine coat of dust. They fell to the ground, writhed for a few seconds and keeled over. There was no more activity for over a week so I sealed the hole with caulking; mission accomplished.

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  • 2 of 2 people found this review helpful:

    1 of 5 stars  Does not work
    By Michael in LI, NY on 08/12/2015

    I applied this product 3 times over a months time and still have yellow jackets flying in and out the same mortar joint into my house. Not sure if this dust looses potency over time but it has made no change. Even purchased the fancy duster to apply, hard to see how it got such good reviews.

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  • 1 of 3 people found this review helpful:

    2 of 5 stars  Stop those Bees
    By Kirk in Fort Wayne, IN on 08/11/2015

    This product came up under the search for killing bees and such... the produce was a complete fail. The bees would fly back out coated white and return the same. I tried it after dark for several days to finally give up. Bought another product locally and after one application (same way as other) they are gone.

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  • 5 of 5 people found this review helpful:

    5 of 5 stars  Why use dust?
    By Craig in sac,ca on 10/20/2014
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    Pretty simple it works and last a long time. I sprayed the same chemical and it lasts about 2 months at best. I dusted and it just keeps the spiders away for a whole season. I have a small outdoor area that is covered and seems to be the perfect habitat for spiders. A little dust goes a long way.

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09/20/2011 Leyli from Portland, Maine

QOnce Evergreen dust is applied inside walls, crevices, electrical boxes, how long does its potency last?
We are trying to create barriers against bed bugs between apartments in multi-unit buildings and don't want to reapply constantly. Diatomaceous earth works forever as long as it doesn't get wet but doesn't have the instant kill that this dust has.

AEvergreen Pyrethrum Dust 1% can last for up to 4-6 months depending on where it was applied. You should also note that Evergreen Pyrethrum Dust 1% dust does not have an immediate kill (all dusts take time to kill insects), and it can take about 3 days for insects to die after they have come into contact with treated areas. And while it is true that Diatomaceous earth can last indefinitely it will still need to be reapplied as it becomes covered with other dust or debris.

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08/25/2009 Catherine

QDoes Evergreen Pyrethrum Dust contain boric acid powder?

ANo, Evergreen Pyrethrum Dust does not contain boric acid, but rather it uses pyrethrin which is a plant extract to kill the insect. 

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09/17/2009 Torey

QDoes Evergreen Pyrethrum Dust have a long lasting effect against all insects and does it work as a residual treatment? Could it work underneath steam hot water pipes which is the main area where the bugs in my home reside such as pillbugs, silverfish, centipede, etc?

AEvergreen Pyrethrum Dust will last up to 8 months and provide long lasting residual protection on just about any insect that walks over it.  The main concern is that if you apply it where there is moisture than it can lose some of its potency and turn clumpy.  It is not water resistant.  It can be applied underneath water pipes (unless they are leaking or dripping) and just about any other avenue that insects use to gain entry. Delta Dust may be more suited to your needs. Delta Dust is water proof and provide the same results as Evergreen Pyrethrum Dust.

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07/10/2013 Mark from Murrysville, Pa

QWhat are the side effects for humans if the product is inhaled or comes in contact with the skin?

AEvergreen Pyrethrum Dust is an all natural product and the ingredient from it comes from the crysanthymum plant. You would want to use the same precautions with an all natura product as you would any other insecticide or even house cleaning product. Take care to follow the instructions on the label and only use in areas it designates is safe for use. If it touches your skin, wash your skin with soap and hot water to remove it. Any side effect to a human would vary on the human and their sensitivity to the product.

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03/17/2010 Abha

QHow does Evergreen Pyrethrum Dust kill bed bugs?
I recently purchased Evergreen Pyrethrum Dust and applied it to my daughters room around the baseboards and inside the drawers and around the wooden platform of her bed. I did this about 2 weeks after the PCOs came and treated all of the bedrooms in my house as an extra precaution. Since the PCOs had treated my house after their first visit, she has not gotten any bites. However, when my daughter slept in her room the night after I applied the dust, she was terribly bitten all over her arms and shoulders. I called the PCOs again and they came back and retreated all the bedrooms. This is in addition to the relentless cleaning I have been doing. My question is then, how does the dust work? Does it aggravate the bed bugs to come out of their hiding place? How long does it take for it to kill the bed bugs?


It sounds like the treatment that the PCO's applied had worn off after two weeks (bedbug treatments are supposed to be repeated about every 7-10 days to stop this from being a problem). Evergreen Pyrethrum Dust has the active ingredient of Pyrethrins and can take up to 1 week to kill a bedbug which is why you must use it conjunction with other products. It does seem to be coincidental that your daughter received bites the night after you applied the dust. Had she been sleeping some where else besides her room before that night? If so, the bedbugs may have simply been hiding in the wall and when she resumed sleeping in her room they were able to detect her and came out to feed. We have never had complaints of the dust causing the bedbugs to bite. If the dust has not been vacuumed up or otherwise removed, there is no reason to reapply as the dust will last for several months.

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Most Recent Customer Questions

07/29/2016 Kim from Festus, Missouri

QDoes Evergreen Pyrethrum Dust 1% kill brown recluse spiders?


While the product label for Evergreen Pyrethrum Dust 1% does not specifically list brown recluse spiders, this product is a non-selective insecticide and will kill and insects and similar pests that come into contact with enough of the active ingredient. Just keep in mind that dusts are not a knockdown kill.Our Spider Control Kit would be a great choice for additional products to control brown recluse and other spiders, as well as the insects that spiders will hunt. This kit includes Temprid SC, a residual insecticide concentrate;CB-80, an aerosol that kills pests on contact; and glue boards to help catch and monitor crawling pests. Please see our Spider Treatment Guide for more tips and information.

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04/13/2016 Hayzel from Stuart, Fl

QCan Everygreen Pyrethrum Dust be used on carpets?
Carpet use


Evergreen Pyrethrum Dust would be used in cracks and crevices only as directed on the product label. It is not meant to be used across carpets.

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03/10/2016 Melody from Wilson, Wy

QWill Evergreen Pyrethrum Dust kill clothes moths adults, larvae and eggs?
My closets and area rugs are infested with cloth moths. I've vacuum the rugs, wash and freeze some of my woolens. I still see some adult moths flying around. Help!


Yes, Evergreen Pyrethrum Dust is labeled for clothes moths. You will put this product down in the areas where you have seen activity. Be sure to leave the dust down for at least 24 hours for it to settle and get on to the pests. It can then be vacuumed up. This product is not labeled to be applied directly to clothing.

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01/31/2016 Tamara from Alaska

QCan we burn Evergreen Pyrethrum Dust 1% like Buhach?
Before Buhach went out of business, we used to burn it to keep flying insects out of the house, just a little went a long way and could last for an hour. Can we do that with Evergreen Pyrethum dust?


No, Evergreen Pyrethrum Dust 1% should not be burned. This is an insecticide dust that is a ready-to-use insecticide to be applied directly to cracks and crevices with a duster such as a bellow hand duster. Please refer to the product label for complete application instructions. If you would like to tell us more about the situation that you are trying to control, then we would be happy to offer additional advice.

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01/22/2016 Vickilynn from Pottstown

QWill Evergreen Pyrethrum Dust kill lice on goats and livestock animals?


Evergreen Pyrethrum Dust is labeled for lice on domestic and livestock animals. You will use 2 oz. of dust per animal via a bulb duster over their head, neck, shoulders, back and legs.

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09/24/2015 Jav from Houston, Texas

QWill Evergreen Pyrethrum Dust 1% kill and control Rover Ants?
I have Rover Ants that I haven't figured out where they are coming in from. I wanted to use Evergreen Pyrethrum Dust 1% inside our walls.(Since i can't find where they are coming, in perhaps through weep holes into the walls?) Will it kill Rover Ants?


Evergreen Pyrethrum Dust 1% is labeled to kill ants so it would be a great idea to dust it inside the wall voids but it will only work if the ants come in contact with the product, so make sure that they are going into or coming out from the wall voids. You could also spray around the perimeter of your home to have them pick up the product from where ever they're coming in from.

We'd highly recommend checking out our Ant Control Page to learn how to do your own Inspection and how to treat for ants.

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06/18/2015 Suzanne from Murchison, Tx

QWe are having a brown recluse infestation under beds and appliances. Will the evergreen effectively kill them?

AEvergreen Dust is not specifically labeled for spiders. We would recommend using Cimexa Dust. It is labeled for spiders and can be used under beds and appliances. You will use 2 oz. per 100 square feet for most applications.

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03/24/2015 Tim

QIs there a withholding period when using this product on poultry?
I'm interested in using this to dust chickens for external parasites as mentioned on the label, but I can't find any mention of a withholding period (how long to wait after application before it is safe to consume the chickens' eggs). Is there a withholding period for eggs when using this product to treat poultry and their housing, and if so what is it?

AThere is no wait time for consumings eggs after Evergreen Dust is applied to chickens.

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09/15/2014 Mark from Mahopac, Ny

QDo I need a bulb dispenser?
I have bees under the siding of me house. Do I need a bulb dispenser to apply this product or can I just use the canister it comes in.

AEvergreen Pyrethrum Dust 1% is best used with a B&G Bulb Dispenser. This dust applicator comes with 2 extension tips that allow you reach deep into the crack and crevices and apply the dust inside the bees nest. You only want to fill the duster 1/2 full to ensure the proper amount of dust comes out. 

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07/17/2014 Sf from Nj

QCan I puff evergreen pyrethrum dust in electronics?
especially my laptop, or how do I stop bed bugs from going in or out of my laptop?

AEvergreen Pyrethrum Dust 1% or any other dust cannot be puffed into electronics. We recommend placong the electronics in a plastic bin and then putting a Nuvan Pro Strip inside. Leave the bin sealed up for 1-2 weeks to allow the odorless vapors to kill the insects.

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