Safari 20SG Systemic Insecticide with Dinotefuran

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Safari 20SG Systemic Insecticide with Dinotefuran

Safari 20SG Systemic Insecticide with Dinotefuran is a super-systemic insecticide with quick uptake and knockdown, and controls a broad spectrum of ferocious and invasive pests, including Q- and B-biotype whitefly, hemlock woolly adelgid, emerald ash borer, mealybug, leafminer, fungus gnat, black vine weevil, glassy-winged sharpshooter, armored and soft scale and lacebugs some of the most costly pests that affect high value greenhouse and nursery crops such as poinsettia and hibiscus, as well as trees, shrubs and herbaceous ornamentals in the lawn and landscape market.




Application to Ornamental Plants:

  • Safari 20 SG Insecticide can be applied as a foliar spray, a broadcast spray, a soil drench, soil injection and via chemigation for insect control in ornamental plants in greenhouses, nurseries, outdoor landscapes and interior plantscapes.
  • Safari 20 SG Insecticide is a systemic product and will be taken up by the root system and translocated upward throughout the plant. When applied as a foliar spray, the product offers translaminar and locally systemic control of foliar pests.
  • When applied to the soil, Safari 20 SG Insecticide will be translocated more quickly in herbaceous plants than in woody shrubs and trees. Speed of insect control will range from as little as one day for small herbaceous plants in containers, to several weeks in large trees growing in the landscape.

Application to Vegetable Transplants:

  • Safari 20 SG Insecticide can be applied as a foliar spray or a broadcast spray for insect control in vegetable transplants.

Applications to Ornamental Plants, and Vegetable Transplants:

Safari 20 SG Insecticide can be applied using many different types of application equipment. Apply in sufficient water to ensure good coverage of ornamental plants. Tank mixing with a surfactant will produce better coverage when making applications to plants with hard to wet foliage such as holly or pine. If concentrate or mist type spray equipment is used, apply the same amount of Safari 20SG on the sprayed area as would be used in a dilute solution. To assure optimum effectiveness, Safari 20SG must be placed where the growing portion of the target plant can absorb the active ingredient. Applications can be made to foliage or as a soil drench.

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  • 14 of 14 people found this review helpful:

    5 of 5 stars  Safari
    By in Naples, FL on 07/30/2013

    Worked great on my Sago Palm Scale and the scale on my crotons.

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  • 13 of 16 people found this review helpful:

    1 of 5 stars  White flies on coconut trees
    By Doug in Matlacha, FL on 04/27/2013
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    I followed directions and applied four times over a three week period. It didn't have any effect on white flies on coconut trees in SW Florida. I used Dominion 2L and it worked with one treatment in three weeks. Only cost $75 for three bottles to do 20 trees. Spent over $500 on Safari. Very disapointed. DMOPC was excellent to deal with on both products.

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  • 7 of 7 people found this review helpful:

    5 of 5 stars  Safari keeps the scale off of our Sago Palm
    By David in Sun City Center, FL on 06/04/2014
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    We noticed that our Sago Palm had terrible problems with scale last year. I read that the University of Florida recommended Safari to rid Sago palm's of scale. I apply it to the soil around our palm in May and September. It has worked well and our palm tree is again looking good. The price found here was the best that I could find and their delivery is quite prompt.

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  • 6 of 7 people found this review helpful:

    4 of 5 stars  Safari 20SG
    By Jeff in Blue Ridge, GA on 05/28/2014

    I bought two 3 pound bottles to tree my hemlock trees in Fannin County, GA. I recommend that you find a clean container to hold your water and this chemical. Mix thoroughly in it first and then transfer to your sprayer.

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  • 5 of 5 people found this review helpful:

    5 of 5 stars  Great product! Directions for use on palms would be helpful
    By Cheryl in Spring Hill, FL on 09/05/2016

    We just got around to using this product a few weeks ago. We used it to treat our sago palms for Cycad Aulacaspis scale. This product was what our County Extension recommended. There were no specific directions for what amount to use for sago palms, so we guessed at what strength to try. We used one teaspoon per gallon of water and used a hand pump sprayer to apply it. Within just a few days we noticed a big improvement in our palms. The scale became powdery and fell off when brushed, so we used a garden hose on high pressure to blast a lot of it off. We followed up the initial treatment with Safari a couple of weeks later, and the scale is nearly all gone from the palms now. We will treat a third time in a few more weeks, and I fully expect the Safari to eradicate the scale after that.

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  • 3 of 3 people found this review helpful:

    4 of 5 stars  Saving Coconut Palms
    By William in Punta Gorda, FL on 05/19/2014
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    Injected Dinotefuran into the coconut palms via a 1/4" hole, 2" deep. (The trees are 9" diameter.) One hole per tree. With a syringe, I filled the hole(s) twice a day for two weeks. The trees sucked up the "medicine". After two weeks, the fronds had stopped dropping. It works !

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  • 3 of 3 people found this review helpful:

    5 of 5 stars  Very Happy with Safari 20SG
    By Michael in Miami, FL on 04/22/2015
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    After using a Merit (Imidacloprid) soil drench for fig whitefly, I read about basal trunk applications of Safari for that pest and decided to give it a try. My Ficus has multiple trunks that together are about 6 feet in diameter and I was never clear how much Merit to use, nor was I confident that the roots, many of which are under a road, was really taking up the Imidacloprid. I knew that any not taken up by the roots could be leaching into our ground water, and that caused me great concern. Safari, while twice as expensive as Merit for the quantity I needed, is applied as a basal trunk spray, so almost all of the solution is absorbed by the trunk rather than soaking into the ground. The label -- which actually addresses multiple trunked trees like my Ficus -- said it would take 1-3 weeks for the chemical to be translocated throughout the tree but I began seeing a reduction in leaf drop (a symptom of fig whitefly infestation) within a few days. It has only been 1 1/2 weeks since the initial application but so far I am very pleased. With Merit, it would take weeks to see any reduction in leaf drop, if I saw any at all. With a tree as large as mine, a 12 oz container of Safari will only treat one time at a cost of around $120, but so far I believe the cost is worth it given that the application is supposed to be good for a year.

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  • 2 of 3 people found this review helpful:

    5 of 5 stars  eradicating myaporum thrips in California with Safari
    By Richard in Pacific Grove, Ca on 03/04/2015
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    Too soon to tell if the basal trunk application will be successful but that's what local pest control companies would have done for SUBTANTIALLY more cost than buying the Safari from DoMyOwn PestControl. This company is easy to work with with outstanding customer service. I highly recommend them and doing your own pest control is not all that difficult and the cost savings is outrageous.

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06/23/2012 Tommy from Rockford, Va

QThere does not seem to be any instructions for use of Safari as a basal truck spray. ie. Hemlock Wooly Adelgid

ASafari can be applied as a basal trunk spray.  It is part of a supplemental label that is distributed by the manufacturer separately.  Here is a link to an application video with Safari from the manufacturer you should watch: http://www.valent.com/professional/products/safari/video.cfm

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04/13/2015 Kathy from Media, Pa

QWe plan on using this product on our ash tree for ash borer. When is good time to apply?

AYou  can apply the Safari 20SG Systemic Insecticide with Dinotefuran at any time as long as the ground is not frozen or when the plant is dormant. If you are already seeing activity then you can apply right away.

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06/19/2013 Michele from Tiffin, Ohio

QWhat is the half-life of this product with respect to the level of water PH when mixed?
We are trying to see how long it takes the product to start to degrade and lose its effectiveness.

AIf kep out of the heat Safari 20SG Systemic Insecticide with Dinotefuran will last between 3-5 years. The mixed solution needs to be used within 24 hours of mixing.

9 of 10 people found this answer helpful.
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02/27/2013 James from Boles, Ar The Tree Is In Ft. Smith Ar.

QWill Safari 20SG kill carpenter worms?
I'm arborist and own a tree service; I've come across a Red Oak that has a number of problems, besides the borers for which I recommended a systemic insecticide {safari or Bayer landscape} , the tree also has misltoe, Hypoxylon canker which are being removed if the damage is to great. However the other day I found a couple carpenterworms in the tree and am concerned that there is a bigger infestation in the tree and was concerned that the systemic insecticides would not affect the carpenterworm.

ASafari is not labeled for carpenter worm control and would likely only help provide control of the insects if they are sprayed directly before they bored beneath the bark. Systemic insecticides in general will not work for this pest because they live just beneath the bark. Unfortunately control is usually limited to only mechanical control by probing the tunnels with a wire to kill pupa, larva and eggs and then sealing the holes or destroying heavily infested trees.

7 of 9 people found this answer helpful.
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06/08/2014 Isabelle from Houston, Texas

QWill Safari kill white flies and aphids in an orchids greenhouse?
How many times do I have to spray, and what is the application per gallon of water for misting system set 1:100? Is a 3lb size in liquid or solids??

AYes, Safari is labeled for white flies and aphids in a greenhouse. You would spray once and if it is necessary to do a second application, it should be done 14-21 days after the inital one. The application is 1:100. It is a water soluble granule.

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Most Recent Customer Questions

12/15/2016 Jeff from Denver, Colorado

QCan I mix 1oz Safari 20 SG Systemic Insecticide with Dinotefuran per 1 gal water to soil inject when calibrated at 1qt/ dbh for leaf beetle?
We are tank mixing high volume and treating large trees.

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We apologize, but we are not able to determine if that amount of Safari 20SG Systemic Insecticide with Dinotefuran is correct without knowing for sure what the height or diameter of the tree(s) being treated is. 

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11/21/2016 David from Venice, Fl

QHow much Safari should I mix with one gallon of water for soil drench to treat scale on Hibiscus?
I have a Hibiscus tree and three bushes covered with armored scale. I want to do a soil drench and need to know how much Safari granules to mix in a gallon of water for a systemic application.

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When doing a soil drench wtih Safari 20SG or any other systemic insecticide, the exact amount of water is not as important as using the correct amount of product. Your water is a carrier for the active ingredient, so you just need to use a sufficient volume of water to mix and apply the insecticide. To treat shrubs, you would use 3 to 6 grams (1.25 - 2.5 level teaspoons) of Safari 20SG per foot of shrub height, using 1-4 pints of water per foot of shrub height or per inch of trunk diameter for trees.

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10/31/2016 Craig from Williamsport, Pa

QWhat is the best time of year to apply Safari 20 SG as a trunk spray for Hemlock Adelgids in northern PA?
I want to avoid impacting the bees while still being most effective for the trees. Also, would you please confirm the proper mix ratio?

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Per page 9 of the Safari 20SG supplemental label for basal trunk spray the rate will vary depending on your dilution rate.  You would use 12 – 24 oz per gallon of water.  Depending on bark type and thickness, one gallon of spray solution will typically cover 65-85” of cumulative trunk diameter. 

This article from the Penn State Extension has excellent tips and information about the life cycle of this complex pest. We recommend contacting your County Extension Office for specific timing recommendations.

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10/15/2016 Norman from Houston. Texas

QWill Safari 20 SG Systemic Insecticide with Dinotefuran treat scale in sago palms?

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Yes, Safari 20SG Systemic Insecticide with Dinotefuran, a super-systemic insecticide with quick uptake and knockdown, controls a broad spectrum of ferocious and invasive pests, including scale.  The dilution rate for a foliar spray would be 1.0 tsp per gallon of water to cover 200 sq ft. You do not need to trim infested branches unless they are so badly damaged that they cannot recover. We recommend that you speak with the manufacturer of Safari so they can provide additional treatment options and times using their product. Valent Corp 800.682.5368

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10/09/2016 Cary from Milton, Fl

QWill Safari 20SG Systemic Insecticide work for scale on sago palms?
Do I need to prune all the branches off?

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Safari Insecticide, a super-systemic insecticide with quick uptake and knockdown, controls a broad spectrum of ferocious and invasive pests, including scale.  The dilution rate for a foliar spray would be 1.0 tsp per gallon of water to cover 200 sq ft. You do not need to trim infested branches unless they are so badly damaged that they cannot recover. We recommend that you speak with the manufacturer of Safari so they can provide additional treatment options and times using their product. Valent Corp 800.682.5368

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09/23/2016 Mrs from Navarre, Fl

QWhat is the best method to apply Safari 20SG Systemic Insecticide with Dinotefuran to Sago Palms that are infested with scale?
It is September in Florida, what is the best time of day to apply?

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Safari 20 SG Insecticide is a systemic product and will be taken up by the root system and translocated upward throughout the plant. When applied as a foliar spray, the product offers translaminar and locally systemic control of foliar pests.

For Armored and Soft Scale and treatment of small areas: Mix 1/2 - 1.0 tsp per gallon. You will want to apply this product when wind drifts are minimal.

Make first application just before pest populations reach an economic threshold. If necessary, make a second application after 14 - 21 days. Tank mixing with a surfactant may improve control of pests such as whitefly, mealybug and scale. Confirm plant safety of tank mix in small area before using on a commercial scale.

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09/08/2016 Peter from Columbia, Md

QWhat's the best dosage (drench and foliar) and timing to treat woolly adelgids on an Eastern Hemlock with Safari 20SG Systemic Insecticide?
I live in Central Maryland and the Hemlock tree is about 16 feet tall. I've previously used imidacloprid (once) as a drench. Would basal bark spray application of Safari be as effective as drench?

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You can apply Safari 20SG as a drench or as a basal trunk spray for woolly adelgids. Most folks will use the trunk spray for ease of application and quick uptake. You can view these instructions on page 8 of the Supplemental Label here. You would use 12 – 24 oz per gallon of water.  Depending on bark type and thickness, one gallon of spray solution will typically cover 65-85” of cumulative trunk diameter. Here is a link to an application video with Safari from the manufacturer that we recommend watching: http://www.valent.com/professional/products/safari/video.cfm 

For foliar spray, you would use 1 tsp per gallon of water to cover about 200 square feet. 

For the best application timing in your area, we would suggest contacting a Master Gardener.

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07/29/2016 Blake from Richardson, Texas

QCan you help me with control of palmetto scale (comstockeilla sabalis) on a sabal palm?
The scale is winning on my 8 ft florida sabal (not much of a trunk yet). Its under a live oak tree and sprays and other systemics have not work. Texas A&M said try dinotefuran. I have a friend who has same scale on sabal minors. How much does a 12 ounce bottle cost? It appears the scale is in the heart of the palm as gets in between unopen fronds.

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Safari 20SG Systemic Insecticide with Dinotefuran would be a great product to use for Pamletto Scale. One 12oz bottle is $119.95 and will make approx. 100 gallons of mixed solution.

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06/27/2016 Scott from Elma, Ny

QHow much Safari 20SG do I mix per gallon for bark application against Emerald Ash Borers?

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You would use 12 - 24 oz of Safari 20SG Systemic Insecticide with Dinotefuran per gallon depending on bark type and thickness, one gallon of spray solution will typically cover 65 - 85” of cumulative trunk diameter (1.5 - 2.0 fl oz per inch of trunk diameter) when applied to trunk between soil surface and 4.5 feet above soil surface. Spray bark on root flare (buttress roots) and on trunk between soil surface and 4-5 feet above the soil surface. Adjust nozzle to uniformly distribute spray over the entire circumference of the tree trunk and buttress roots. Wet bark just to the point of saturation and run off onto soil. Apply ONLY with a low volume sprayer operated at less than 20 PSI to prevent tree damage, bounce back and drift of spray droplets. Time applications to coincide with when most vulnerable pest life stage is present on plants. Do not apply to wet bark, during rainfall or if rain is expected within 12 hours. Control may be less effective in trees with thick bark, and at times when trees are not actively growing or transpiring.

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06/24/2016 Tommie from Houston, Tx

QHow much Safari 20SG do I use to treat a 6 - 7 foot azalea bush for white lace azalea bugs?
It is located in a flower bed.

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The Safari 20SG Systemic Insecticide product label recommends using 1.0 - 2.1 ounces per 10 feet of height. When applied to the soil, Safari 20 SG Insecticide is taken up by actively growing trees and shrubs. Speed of control will be dependent on plant size, plant health, environmental conditions and how actively pests are feeding. In actively growing plants, control may be evident within 1 - 3 weeks after application depending on plant size. Time applications to coincide with when most vulnerable pest life stage is present on plants. Control may be less effective when applied to dry, saturated, or frozen soil, or at times when plants are not actively taking up water from soil. If possible, irrigate dry soils 1 - 3 days before application, or apply irrigation within 3 days after application. Heavy rainfall or inadequate irrigation immediately following application may decrease performance. Use higher labeled rates for broadleaf evergreens with dense foliage (ex. hollies), and with very large trees.  Mix required dose in water and uniformly apply to soil around base of shrub or tree. Pull back mulch before drenching. Apply 1 - 4 pints of drench solution per foot of height (shrubs) or inch of trunk diameter (trees). Adjust drench volume based on soil type, soil moisture and thickness of mulch so that product is moved into root zone. To enhance soil penetration in heavy soils and sloping terrain, dig shallow holes around tree or shrub, and apply drench solution in holes. Lower drench volumes may be less effective in dry soils or when applied over heavy mulch unless there is adequate rainfall or irrigation after application to move product into root zone. Please be sure to read the full Product Label for complete use instructions.

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