Talstar XTRA Granules - 25 lb. bag

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Talstar XTRA Granules - 25 lb. bag

The broad spectrum control of new Talstar XTRA granular insecticide is labeled for use against most ants (including fire ants) as well as chinch bugs, fleas, ticks, mole crickets, crane flies and many other lawn pests. Talstar XTRA Granules are an excellent choice for fire ant control --Talstar XTRA granular is proven to eliminate dangerous fire ant colonies in four hours or less. Which means you can help your customer return to their yards with complete peace of mind, sooner than you ever thought possible.

This innovative granule is approved for broadcast lawn, perimeter and mound treatments, making it a versatile and valuable component of your ongoing pest control program. And because it achieves impressive results even at low application rates, Talstar XTRA granular insecticide is an excellent, cost-effective solution for fast-acting, long-lasting protection.

What makes the granule unique is Verge Granule Technology. FMC has made the granules the exact same shape and size for better, more uniform distribution during application. The Verge Granule is made from a clay material that dissolves in under one minute when watered in making sure the active ingredients are delivered quickly and efficiently. As an added bonus the Verge Granule is odor-free and almost completely dustless.


Active Ingredient: Zeta-Cypermethrin 0.05%
Bifenthrin 0.20%
Target pests: Most ants (including fire ants) as well as chinch bugs, fleas, ticks, mole crickets, crane flies and many other lawn pests. Please see label for complete list.
Pet safe: Yes, when used as directed.
NOT FOR SALE TO: NY, AK, PR, VI, CT
Manufactured By: FMC



Fire Ant Control

Research trials and field tests conducted by industry professionals have proven that with the addition of its powerful new active ingredient (Zeta-Cypermethrin), Talstar XTRA granular insecticide eliminates fire ant colonies within four hours or less. And in some cases, the fire ant populations were decimated in minutes, not hours. At these speeds, other products can’t even come close to the control of Talstar XTRA granular insecticide.


Excellent Residual

In addition to its breakthrough active ingredient, Talstar XTRA granular insecticide has been formulated with the same long-lasting residual of Talstar PL granular insecticide, for the highly dependable control professionals have come to expect. While fire ants and other pests can be gone in as little as minutes, the residual protection of Talstar XTRA granular insecticide is proven to remain effective for at least four months.


Flexibility

Talstar XTRA is approved for use on a wide variety of application sites, including residential lawns, institutional grounds, around buildings (public, commercial and industrial), parks, recreational areas and athletic fields.

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  • 17 of 17 people found this review helpful:

    4 of 5 Stars  Just OK
    By Bubba on October 16, 2010

    This product worked great... at first. Applied it correctly and it was like a nuclear bomb went off - no ants, no crickets, no anything. However, a week or so went by and the ants were back. Why? Probably because of local control. I have lots of sandy spots and those don't take to the poison well? I find the liquid talstar HARDER to apply, but it works better in all conditions. For some reason the granular works well for yards and areas with no sand, etc. The granules are also hard to spread in landscape beds. Talstar as a whole is the BEST so maybe the answer is to buy granular for the grassy areas that are usually large and hard to cover with spray and then buy the spray for the landscaping beds and sandy spots in your lawn. Either way BE CAREFUL this stuff is so toxic that in minutes lizards, crickets, and ants start to flee their hiding places and you'll find them everywhere... dead! 5 stars for the liquid Talstar for sure, 4 stars for Talstar XTRA because despite the fact it has pretty ant(s) on the packaging it is not that great for ant(s) and may not work around planting beds, near sidewalks, and/or empty patches in lawns.

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  • 9 of 10 people found this review helpful:

    5 of 5 Stars  It really works
    By Ralph on August 20, 2011
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    Product is on the expensive side but works great, I have not seen an ant on my lawn since it was applied 2 weeks ago, it also seems to have killed the chinch bugs as I am seeing a change of the bald spots on my lawn.

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  • 8 of 8 people found this review helpful:

    5 of 5 Stars  Talstar Granules
    By Robert on April 14, 2012

    I put the granules out around the shrubbery and foundation of the house according to directions. I used the Talstar spray a month ago on the walls of the house. My roach problem has almost been elimintated. The Roaches I do see don't feel so good. Along with most other houses in Macon, last week we had our yearly infestation of redbugs crawling everywhere - except where that I had sprayed with Talstar. Good stuff and I like the lack of odor and ease of use. Make certain you have a good spreader.

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  • 7 of 7 people found this review helpful:

    5 of 5 Stars  Great Product at a Great Price!
    By Glen on May 17, 2011
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    Had mole crickets in my yard, and now..... I now have a mole cricket free back yard. Easy to follow instructions.

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  • 6 of 7 people found this review helpful:

    5 of 5 Stars  Fire Ants
    By Roscoe on April 9, 2012

    We were getting ready to have a big birthday party for the Grandson and found too many fire ants to take the chance. We used the Talstar Xtra on the recomendation of a friend who is in the pest control business. We spread 50 pounds with the lawn spreader and didn't see one ANT at the party. Great product, Thanks.

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  • 5 of 5 Stars  talstar XTRA
    By Tom on September 22, 2014

    Very happy finally got rid of the cinch bugs after 3 other products only slowed them down

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  • 5 of 5 Stars  Great Product
    By Kendyll on September 20, 2014

    Product shipped the next day and received it within three days of purchase. Product was easy to use and instructions were very clear on the website. Product appears to have worked exactly as advertised. Used it for mole crickets that had set up a home in my backyard and they were attracting some very unwelcome garter snakes! Now, no crickets and haven't seen a snake either! Thankfully.

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  • 5 of 5 Stars  Good product
    By Nick on September 11, 2014

    Easy to spread and works on a wide array of pests. Lasts for a long time, great for quarterly customers. _a href="https://www.rodentguys.com/"_Rodent Guys Pest Control_/a_ uses this product with a spreader but need to be careful around edible plants/trees.

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  • 5 of 5 Stars  Talstar Xtra
    By Kevin on September 8, 2014

    I have bought The regular version of this before. It worked so well I bought the stronger version this time. I have used it on ants, roaches and grubs. I recommend this product. My only disappointment is that the bugs don't look any deader than they did with the standard strength stuff.

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful:

    1 of 5 Stars  Don't waste your money
    By Bill on July 15, 2014

    this seemed to be ideal product for ants and I spread a hefty (at least 20 feet) ring around the house. Still seeing sugar ants galore. not happy with my purchase.

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  • 5 of 5 Stars  Talstar xtra granules
    By Frazier on May 15, 2014
    Verified Purchase

    This is the best product to use for fire ant control. I have never had a problem with fire ants after using this product. No one cn beat it. I tell all my neighbors to use it. Fire ants are bad in this beach area od SC. Thank you DoMyOwnPestControl!! I will continue to use this product withoout worry o having fire ants'

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  • 5 of 5 Stars  Talstar XTRA Granules - 25
    By Dan on May 14, 2014
    Verified Purchase

    Service and product A-1....mole crickets where my problem...and so far 2 weeks after application none have shown their selfs.....pellets were all same size and spreader applied them without any stopage at all...I will be getting another bag for PM application in a few months...

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  • 5 of 5 Stars  Excellent product for fire ants
    By Cmw on March 11, 2014

    Our lawn service has been using this on our 1 acre lot with wonderful success. If you know anything about fire ants, they are bad news. This product works really well.

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  • 4 of 5 Stars  We like it, solid performer
    By S.i.p.s. on December 8, 2013
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    Good granular and it works, against the Fire & Harvester ant mounds.

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful:

    5 of 5 Stars  Ant Poison
    By Mary on October 27, 2013
    Verified Purchase

    I highly recommend this product for killing ants. It was expensive. It's hard to state in instructions how much poison to sprinkle on ant mound because you don't know the size of the mound.

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September 19, 2010 Michael asked:

QWhat is the coverage of a 25lb bag of Talstar XTRA Granules?

AEach bag of Talstar Xtra Granules will cover 5,000 to 10,000 square feet. Depending on the pest you are treating, you would use 2.3 - 4.6 lbs per 1000 square feet for most insects (50 to 100lbs are required per acre). Please see the product label for specific treatment guidelines depending on the pest you are treating.    

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November 16, 2011 Rick from Orlando, Fl asked:

QWhat setting do you use for a speedy green 3000 spreader when applying Talstar XTRA Granules?

AWhen using a Speedy Green 3000 for Talstar XTRA granules, you should set your spreader on a number 6 setting, which will apply 2.3 lbs per 1000 square feet when walking at 3 miles per hour.

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August 4, 2013 Jeff from Fwb Fl asked:

QCan Talstar Xtra be used around fruit trees?

ATalstar Xtra Granules cannot be used around a fruit tree or vegetable garden but can safely be used in a flower garden. For frui trees and vegetable gardens you can use a product such as Sevin Granules for insect control. As long as you keep the product away from the dripline of the tree you should be able to use the Talstar Xtra granules safely around the fruit tree. Please let us know if you have any other questions.

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March 14, 2010 Stacey asked:

QDoes the Talstar Granular Insecticide also help control termites?

ANo, Talstar Xtra Granules would not be a good option when treating for termites.  Talstar Xtra Granules and other liquid products that are meant for pest control are applied to the surface of the ground and are really only meant for treating insects that walk across the ground.  Termites enter the home from underground and never make it to the surface of the ground.  Therefore, they never come into contact with the product on the surface.  For proper termite protection, you have to dig a trench and place product in the trench or under the ground.  For treating termites, we recommend Dominion 2L which is one of our best sellers for professional termite protection.  You should also read our "How to do a Termite Treatment" article which will explain exactly how to treat for termites just like a professional company would.

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May 11, 2013 Mantooth from Loudon Tn asked:

QHow would you treat mounds in a horse pasture with Talstar XTRA?

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According to the manufacturer, Talstar cannot be used in horse pastures for any purpose.

Extinguish Plus Fire Ant Bait would be a better choice for you. Extinguish plus can be used on pasture land and there are no grazing restrictions for companion animals. Below you will see the grazing info available on the Extinguish Plus product label. Extinguish Plus combines the power of hydramethylnon with an insect growth regulator (IGR) to kill fire ant workers and prevent queens from laying fertile eggs. The result is complete fire ant colony control. Extinguish Plus Fire Ant Bait is best used in the spring or early fall, or whenever fire ants are active. The ants will feed off Extinuish Plus and spread the bait throughout the entire colony, halting the infestation within weeks. Extinguish Fire Ant Bait can be used indoors and outdoors on lawns, pasture land, rangeland, landscaped areas, and golf courses.

EXTINGUISH PLUS may be applied to grass forage
(pastures and rangeland) for the control of fire ants
only in the following states: Alabama, Arkansas,
Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, New
Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina,
Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia. Use on grass forage
(pastures and rangeland) in states other than those
listed is unlawful. See Outdoor Use table for
application directions. Do not exceed 8 pounds per
acre per year or more than 4 times a year, with a
minimum re-treatment interval of 90 days. Do not bale
and cut treated pastures and rangelands for 7 days
following application. These cutting and baling hay
restrictions for pasture and rangeland do not apply
when the treated pasture and rangeland is used solely
to support COMPANION ANIMALS (e.g., horses,
llamas, etc.). Companion animals grazed on treated
areas cannot be used for food or feed. EXTINGUISH®
PLUS may be used on uncultivated, agricultural, nonfood
crop and non-agricultural land.

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November 4, 2014 Robert from Clermont, Fl asked:

QWhat is the active ingredient in Talstar Xtra granules and what concentration?

A The active ingredients in Talstar Xtra granules are Zeta-Cypermetherin and Bifenthrin. The concentration of Zeta-Cypermetherin is 0.05% and Bifenthrin is 0.20%.

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September 14, 2014 Rich from Hollywood,fl asked:

QI'm looking for the most of effective way to treat ant piles that keep popping up across a large area of land.
I currently spot treat the piles but they pop up over and over in different areas of the property. My previous order of Talstar-p from you has been a success so far for treating the perimeter of my residence.

A You can use Talstar P as a broadcast over your entire lawn to help with ant contol at 1oz per gallon of water/1,000 sq ft. You can also use Tastar XTRA Granules as a broadcast over the entire lawn. A 25lb bag of the Talstar XTRA Granules will treat 5,000 to 10, 000 sq feet and can also be used as individual lawn treatments. The granules will last 2-4 months outside as a broadcast treatment. 

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September 8, 2014 Nancy from Blanco, Tx asked:

QIf I already put these granules on my black-eyed pea crop, before I read the Q & A, will it poison the crop? Will I get sick from eating the peas?

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Talstar XTRA Granules are not labled for vegetable gardens. We cannot advise for you to consume anything from the garden after Talstar Xtra was applied. Instead you could use something like Sevin Lawn Insect Granules. If a granule is not necessary, another great option would be the Fertilome Triple Action Plus which can be sprayed in and on the garden for control of insects and vegetable diseases, and the food can be harvested the same day.

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August 27, 2014 Steve from Athens,tx asked:

QWhat would be the proper setting for a Scotts Edgeguard spreader?

A The Talstar XTRA Granules label does not list this specific Scott's spreader. We recommend contacting the manufacturer direclty to get the correct calibration. You may contact the manufacturer FMC directly at 800-321-1362. Scott's website also has a Spreader Setting Tool on their website, you may access this tool here. Please let us know if there is anything else we can do to assist you.

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July 15, 2014 Greg from Orlando, Florida asked:

QOut side granules sprinkled around exterior of house for roach/bug contol
Before I was using Do-it-yourself, I had an exterminator using granules (like fertilizer textur) which he sprinkled around the exterior perimeter of our house to kill roach/bugs, I did'nt get the brand name but it said L-2 and G-1. Do you know what type insecticide this is so I can buy from DIY. The previous company was Orkin, they went from using spray to granules around outside every 2 months. Thank You..

A We apologize, we are not quite sure which product you are referring to. One of our most effective insect granules is Talstar Xtra. This innovative granule is approved for broadcast lawn, perimeter and mound treatments, making it a versatile and valuable component of your ongoing pest control program. And because it achieves impressive results even at low application rates, Talstar XTRA granular insecticide is an excellent, cost-effective solution for fast-acting, long-lasting protection.

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July 3, 2014 Yuergen from Canton Ga 30114 asked:

QWill Talstar XTRA Granules work on chiggers?

A Talstar XTRA Granules will kill chiggers after spreading and watering in. Be sure to reapply once a month.

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June 28, 2014 Ginger from Albuquerque, Nm asked:

QWhat is the best product for outside ant mounds in pavement and landscape?
Looks like many different types of ants, no problem indoors but have taken over front and backyards! Would prefer something simple to use without having to mix up huge quantities (already doing this for roach control)

A To treat the entire lawn we recommend using Talstar Xtra. Each bag of Talstar Xtra Granules will cover 5,000 to 10,000 square feet. Depending on the pest you are treating, you would use 2.3 - 4.6 lbs per 1000 square feet for most insects (50 to 100lbs are required per acre).

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May 25, 2014 A from Norphlet Ark asked:

QIs Tempo 1% dust good for killing flea and ticks as well? If not what products do you recommend to go with it?
We live out in the country and have wood bees out front as well as wasps. Our back yard seems to be covered with fire ants (actually there are several huge fire ant beds between us and our next door neighbor where there is approx. 200 ft or less between us) Recently while mowing my husband said hornets were popping out of the tall grass . We also have fleas, ticks, and wasps can Tempo 1% Dust get rid of all these or is there something better? Or is there another product that can be used with Tempo 1%? We live in Southern Ark/LA Thank you for your help We are desperate. PS. Product must be pet safe we have a small Chihuahua

A Tempo 1% Dust would work great on the wasps and hornets if you have located the ground nest but isn't ideal for outdoor control of fleas, ticks, or fire ants. As for the fleas, ticks, and fire ants, the Talstar XTRA granules would be a fantastic broad spectrum insecticide with a 3 month residual and quick knockdown.

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April 30, 2014 Aaron from Anna, Tx asked:

QWill Talstar XTRA granules kill tarantulas and wolf spiders?
We have a massive number of tarantula burrows in our yard (almost 5 acres). None of the pest control companies in our area of North Texas treat for tarantula problems and don't even know what products to suggest to us. I know that tarantulas are considered beneficial, but I am scared to death of them and I have a 3 year old that plays outside a lot and I just want them gone!

A Unfortunately, there is nothing labeled to kill Tarantulas because they are endangered and because insecticides don't have much of an effect because of their size and hairy bodies.

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April 30, 2014 Jeff from Knoxville, Tn asked:

QTalstar for roaches, or not?
In this Q&A thread, you have what seems to be conflicting information. One person asks about "Best granules to stop roaches and scorpions" and the recommended product is Talstar XTRA. Another asks "Will Talstar Xtra repel roaches?", and the response is "Talstar Xtra will not repel roaches nor is it labeled for roach control. We recommend that you stick with a product that is labeled for roaches such as Demand G granules." Can you provide a little more information to help sort this out? Thank you!

A Talstar Granules did have roaches on the product label at one time as an insect that it controlled. However, they removed roaches from the granule label because they found it wasn't as effective on roaches as they had previously thought. We recommend DeltaGard G Granules as this product is specifically labeled for cockroaches and works well at eliminating them in lawns and landscape areas.

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