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Sevin dust is labeled to protect fruits, vegetables, ornamentals and lawns from over 65 different insect pests. Sevin does not penetrate plant tissue and breaks down easily in the environment making it a safer to use, environmentally friendly product. Professionals have trusted Sevin 5% dust for over 30 years to provide protection from virtually any outdoor insect.
FOR OUTDOOR USE ONLY - Sold in a 3 pack (3 x 1 lb. containers)
|Active Ingredient:||Carbaryl - 5.0%|
|Target pests:||Fall armyworm, Japanese beetle, flea beetles, leaf hoppers stink bugs, raspberry maggot, blueberry aphid, blister beetles, boxelder bugs, lace bugs, psyllids, leafrollers, tent caterpillars, thrips, millipedes, sod webworms, ticks, earwigs, ants and others
* See label for complete list
|For use in:||OUTDOOR USE ONLY Fruits, Vegetables, Ornamental Plants and Home Lawns|
|Application:||Using a hand duster, apply a thin even layer of dust over the upper and lower leaf surfaces
Lawns: 4 lbs. per 1,000 sq. ft.
Vegetable Gardens: 0.5 - 1.0 lbs. per 1,000 sq. ft.
* See label for complete application instructions and pre-harvest interval days
|Pet safe:||Yes, when used as directed on label|
|Shipping Weight:||3.61 lbs|
Sevin 5% dust is labeled to protect fruits, vegetables, ornamentals and lawns from over 65 different insect pests. Sevin does not penetrate plant tissue and breaks down easily in the environment making it a safer to use, environmentally friendly product. Professionals have trusted Sevin 5% dust for over 30 years to provide protection from virtually any outdoor insect.
What is Sevin Dust?
Sevin insecticide dust (made by Garden Tech) is a popular name-brand pesticide containing carbaryl, a pest control product that has been used by gardners for years to control insects in gardens, ornamentals and on crops and edible vegetables. Sevin dust is considered a broad-spectrum insecticide, meaning that it will kill the majority of insects that come into contact with it. This includes insects that infest vegetable plants as well as some pollinating and flying insects.
Sevin dust bug killer is available in a dust form as well as a liquid concentrate. Most gardners prefer Sevin Dust as it is easier to apply in the dust form and comes in a covenient 1 lb. shaker container. Be careful when applying Sevin on flowering plants or flowers that attract pollinating insects as Sevin will kill those beneficial insects if they should come in contact with the chemical. Sevin has low toxicity to mammals when used as directed.
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5 of 8 people found this review helpful:
By Bill in macwahoc ,me on 07/29/2014
sevin dust does nothing to potato beatles , i think it helps make more of them
1 of 1 people found this review helpful:
By Anita in Acton, CA on 06/05/2016
I work with wolves, and we receintly moved the entire pack to a new facility. It was over run with Fire ants and biting our poor wolves feet and bodys. I put the powder on the opening of the ant hill, and no more ants! The other products just made them move their hole about a foot away, but I'm not seeing any new holes.
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07/02/2012 Michele from Peoria,il
QCan I water my plants 24 hours after applying sevin dust?
AYou should wait at least 48 hours after applying Sevin Dust before watering plants.
03/28/2013 Mike from Sacramento, Ca.
QCan Sevin Dust 5% be used on dogs as a flea powder etc?
ASevin Dust 5% is not labeled for use on animals. We do carry Hi-Yield Garden, Pet Livestock dust which can be used directly on dogs for flea control.
06/24/2015 Elysia from Baton Rouge
QWatering after application of Sevin Dust 5%?
Good Morning. I read on one of the other questions that I should wait 48 hours after application before watering. The problem with this is I live in Louisiana and my plants are all in pots it just gets entirely to hot to wait 48 hours. It has been so hot here I have actually had to water them 2- 3 times a day this week. Would it be okay if I water them with a slow running hose directly in the dirt with out getting the leaves wet?
AAs long as the Sevin Dust 5% does not get wet then watering the soil of the plants should be fine. Once the dust gets wet it is not longer effective.
04/13/2012 Amanda from Lansing, Mi
QIf I use sevin dust to kill ants in my compost pile, how long before I can use the soil to start my seeds?
AYou do not have to wait any period of time as long as the seeds you are planting are listed as an allowed plant on the Sevin product label. You should not use Sevin dust in the compost if the seeds you are planting are not listed on the product label.
11/30/2011 Alaine from West Columbia, Sc
QWill Sevin Dust kill bed bugs?
ASevin dust is not labeled for bedbugs and cannot be used indoors. We recommend that your purchase and use one of our bedbug kits. These kits come with everything you need to treat all of the different areas of the infested rooms. We also recommend putting bedbug mattress and boxspring encasements on your bed.
03/15/2016 Teresa from Jamestown, Nc
QWill Sevin ant dust harm the water in my well if I use it near a well?
My well and septic tanks have large ant colonies all around them.
A The manufacturer of Sevin Dust recommends that it be used at least 5 feet away from a well or septic tank.
The manufacturer of Sevin Dust recommends that it be used at least 5 feet away from a well or septic tank.
06/14/2015 Kris from Richfield Utah
QCan I water right after using Sevin Dust?
AYou should not water for at least 2 days after applying Sevin Dust and reapply if rainfall occurs.
06/04/2015 Jody from Hockessin De,
QIs it safe to apply Sevin Into soil? Please explain!
After reading the labels, I noticed that soil application mentioned. I am making my own potting soil. I am using recycled soil. I wish to apply seven into the wheelbarrow full of soil, and mix to help kill the different listed bugs I have had an issue with. I am using established plants, not seeds. I have used this product religiously for about 6 years now. But, is it okay to just add it to the soil? Will it kill all manner of pests just like if sprayed to the plant? Will it only kill soil bound insects, and eggs?
AAccording to the manufacturer, Sevin Dust should not be applied directly to soil that you are making. It will dissolve within the soil. It should only be used around established plants and the soil around those.
04/20/2015 Ron from Fort Smith At
QHow many days do I have to keep my dogs off of seven dust
APets need to be kept of out the treated area until the Sevin Dust 5% has time to settle. The dust will likely settle within 1-2 hours.
01/28/2015 Jason from Wetumpka, Alabama
QHow long does the Sevin Dust need to be down on the yard before it rains?
trying to kill all insects and mites
AWhen applying Sevin Dust, or any other insecticide dust outdoors, you want to have as many dry days in a row as possible to allow the product to work. Once it rains it will wash away the dust as it is not designed to stick to the surfaces outdoors long term. A better option would be a residual insectice like Suspend Polyzone that you mix with water and after its dried for 6 hours, will hold up to rain and most outdoor elements for roughly 90 days before reapplication is needed. Suspend Polyzone can be applied to lawns, trees, flowers, ornamentals, bushes and on and around the home as protection as well. It is not for use on edibles so a product like Thuricide or Fertilome Triple Action would be better for pests on edibles/gardens.
07/16/2013 Bvill from Brminghsm Al
Qpre harvest interval using sevin 5%dust on tomatoes
AThe preharvest interval for tomatoes using Sevin dust is 14 days. Please follow the product label for application.
06/11/2013 Howard from Jasper,alabama
QHow often should I dust my veg garden with Sevin Dust?
Also, should I stop dusting once the plants bloom?
AThe rate at which you apply and how often will depend on what pest you are treating for and in what area or crop. The label suggests after flowers bloom you may not want to dust them as the sevin dust could kill the beneficial insects that would be coming around to pollinate. You can either refer to the Sevin Dust Product Label on our site, or give us more information to get the exact answer you are looking for. Please let us know if you have any other questions.
06/04/2013 Julie from Iowa
QHow long should I keep my dog away from the Sevin dust?
AGenerally, Sevin is to be applied in areas where pets will not be. However, should your pet come into the area treated, You want to keep pets away from the treated area until the dust has had time to settle.
QDoes Sevin dust Cicada Killer Wasps?
AYes, Sevin dust should work like any other dust. If you get the Sevin Dust in the hole or burrow where the Cicada Wasp is nesting, it will pick up the dust on its body when it leaves the burrow.
QCan Sevin Dust 5% be used on okra pods? If so how many days do I have to wait to harvest?
AThis particular product Sevin Dust 5% is not labeled for use on okra. We do carry another product that contains the same active ingredient called Fertilome Liquid Carbaryl Spray and it is labeled for use on okra. With Fertilome Liquid Carbaryl Spray you will need to have a 3 day preharvest interval.