Forbid 4F Ornamental Insecticide Miticide offers a unique mode of action that works against mites that have developed resistance to other more common miticides. Forbid 4F Ornamental Insecticide Miticide will control mites and whiteflies on foliage plants, ornamental plants, and flowers around commercial buildings and residential buildings, and in recreational areas like golf courses and parks. Controls pests for up to 45 days.
Forbid 4F Ornamental Insecticide Miticide is effective against all stages of insect development, but for an optimal outcome use this product at juvenile stages of development and prior to the development of a large population of pests. Spray Forbid 4F Ornamental Insecticide Miticide in a uniform manner covering the entire leaf structure. Avoid spraying to run off and use a spreader sticker if necessary.
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|Active Ingredient:||Spiromesifen - 45.2%|
|Target pests:||Blister mites, broad mites, flat mites, rust mites, spider mites (including twospotted, southern red, boxwood, spruce and euonymous mites), whiteflies (including sweetpotato, silverleaf, giant and greenhouse). Please see the product label for a full list of pests.|
|For use in:||Ornamental plants in and around areas such as parks, golf courses, recreational areas, and residential or commercial buildings. See label for complete list.|
|Pet safe:||Yes, when used as directed.|
Use this product according to the label to minimize impact to beneficial insects.
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10 of 11 people found this review helpful:
By Phillip in Tacoma, WA on September 30, 2012
If you have spider mites and they are not going away this stuff works, kills adults and eggs. Shipping was rocket fast, the price was the best on the internet.
6 of 7 people found this review helpful:
By Mosscity in Oakland, CA on October 12, 2012
Someone asked me to order these for them and they paid me extra money for it. This stuff must work!! (for spider mites)
6 of 6 people found this review helpful:
By e in taylor michigan on December 8, 2012
grade A. best miticide i have used personally would recomnd to others....
4 of 5 people found this review helpful:
No more mites!
By Guadalupe in California on July 17, 2014
Mites are tricky but the Forbid kicks their butt! Also, it is an effective ovacide so one application eliminated my infestation.
4 of 4 people found this review helpful:
absolutely the best miticide avaliable
By Wit in eastern, maine on December 23, 2014
I have tried NPK Mighty wash, Einstein oil, Avid and about every product out their with little to no results. I finally bought Forbid 4F and with one heavy application the might were gone after 3 days and did not reappear. Most products want you to soak or spray under leaves and forbid you only need to spray the tops which in my case growing scrog is very hard to get at the undersides of leaves. I spray once at the start of veg cycle and once at the start of bloom and nnever have mite issues. I even brought 2 might infested plants into room the day I treated my crop and the mites I brought in also died off. I would recommend this to everyone but please make sure you wear gloves and a respirator when applying and don't use to close to harvest......A+ product and mites won't built resistance to it
2 of 2 people found this review helpful:
Spider Mites GONE
By KH in Oregon on December 12, 2014
It works.. Way to expensive but I guess if it works then ya bite the bullet and buy it. I had to make it a little stronger than recommended but they are gone So Far..
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By Darryl in Vancouver on July 14, 2014
Spent a thousand on professional grade chemicals to treat fungus, mold, mildew, and insects. My garden thanks you.
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By Lori in yelm, washington on October 17, 2015
I have tried so many products with very little luck. Then I tried Forbid 4F. My mites are gone! 24 hours after spraying I saw a little bit of movement, after 48 there was none . The eggs were also dried up and nothing hatched.
Forbid is for when all your chips are on the table
By Croppin in Humboldt ca on September 2, 2015
Don't fumble around with other miticides if you're money's on the line, just pay the 200 bucks, soak 'em and sleep tight knowing all mites+ their eggs will be dead in no time.
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August 26, 2013Scott from Jacksonville Fl asked:
QHow much Forbid 4F do I add to a gallon of water for application?
My book on my bottle of Forbid got wet & unreadable. I just want to make sure I don't burn my garden, thanks.
AThe label states to use 2-6 Ml into 5 gallons of water. So you would approx. 1.2 ML into one gallon water.
August 17, 2013Ed from Winnipeg, Mb asked:
QApplication rate of Forbid 4F
Can you tell me what the application rate would be? I have a 30 gallon spray tank and for spot use, a 2 gal. sprayer. The 30 gallon sprayer with 25 ft. hose I use for yard duty on over 100 trees and shrubs.
AYou did not specify what type of pest you are using the Forbid 4F for so we are unable to accurately answer your question. Please refer to the product label for complete instructions depending on your pest.
May 12, 2015Donna from Canterbury, Ct asked:
QCan you tell me how long Forbid 4F will remain viable once it is mixed with water?
Sometimes after applying the product I have a little left over. I've heard it has a short "shelf life" once it has been mixed for application?
AOnce Forbid 4F Ornamental Insecticide Miticide has been mixed with water, we recommend using all of the mixed solution within 24 hours. Any solution that has not been used after 24 hours should be discarded.
July 17, 2015Daniel from Higginsville asked:
QAt what temperature will Forbid burn the plant (Alberta Spruces and Arborvitae Trees)?
And should I still use Hawkeye Adjutants?
A Forbid 4F should not be applied to plants during temperatures above 85F to prevent burning. It is recommended to use an a surfactant with the product application following the instructions on the product label.
Forbid 4F should not be applied to plants during temperatures above 85F to prevent burning. It is recommended to use an a surfactant with the product application following the instructions on the product label.
November 5, 2015Jimmy from California asked:
QWill Forbid 4F Ornamental Insecticide Miticide work in a fogger?
November 7, 2015Thad from Spring Hill, Fl asked:
QWhat is the period before re-entry if I use Forbid 4F Ornamental Insecticide Miticide in my garden room?
After application, how long should one wait before re-entering the room? I want to use this for African violets and other gesneriads. I have used Judo in the past, but I want to try Forbid.
A We advise to wait 1-2 hours until the residual dries, and ventilate the area after applying Forbid 4F Ornamental Insecticide Miticide.
We advise to wait 1-2 hours until the residual dries, and ventilate the area after applying Forbid 4F Ornamental Insecticide Miticide.
October 21, 2015Ken from Tacoma, Wa asked:
QCan Forbid 4f be used with a fogger?
I bought the tri jet you sell and was hoping to take advantage. I am fighting broad mites
A No, Forbid 4F is not labeled to be used inside of a fogger. This product can only be used in a pump sprayer.
No, Forbid 4F is not labeled to be used inside of a fogger. This product can only be used in a pump sprayer.
August 22, 2013Matt from Redding,california asked:
QIs Forbid 4F an abamectin concentrate or does it have a neem oil base?
AForbid 4F contains Spiromesifen as its active ingredient. We do have a product that contains abamectin called Avid and it is also a miticide. Please click on the following links for more information on the products.