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Tengard SFR containing Permethrin provides fast, effective, long lasting control for over 75 different types of pests both indoors and outdoors. Tengard SFR is professional grade, low-odor product. One Qt. makes up to 20 gallons of finished solution.
Tengard SFR is a Permethrin based product that acts as an insecticidal barrier against a broad range of insects such as ants, bees, fleas, aphids, beetles, ticks, roaches, and chiggers. Also used to control and prevent subterranean termite infestations in and around structures. For effective control, the insecticide emulsion must be adequately dispersed in the soil to establish a barrier between the structure and the termites in the soil. The manufacturer and DoMyOwnPestControl DO NOT warrant or guarantee against termite infestation or termite damage with the use of Do-It-Yourself termite control products. If you are not willing to accept these risks, PLEASE contact a reputable Termite Control company for a professional termite treatment.
Not for use in lawns for mosquitoes, only in and around livestock premises. Nor can it be used to treat clothing.
|Active Ingredient:||Permethrin 36.8%|
|Target pests:||Subterranean termites, and a broad range of general and ornamental insect control.|
|For use in:||Residential, commerical, and recreational areas.|
|Application:||Perimeter treatment of lawns, ornamentals, recreation areas and athletic fields. Indoor spot, crack and crevice treatment.|
|Pet safe:||when dry|
|NOT FOR SALE TO:||NY, SC, AK, CT, VT, MA, HI|
|Shipping Weight:||2.57 lbs|
|Manufactured By:||United Phosphorus Inc.|
How to Use Tengard SFR for a Subterranean Termite Treatment
How to Use Tengard SFR for a General Insecticide Application
How Tengard SFR Works
Tengard SFR is a liquid concentrate insecticide containing the active ingredient Permethrin. Permethrin is a synthetic pyrethroid that is made to mimic the chemical properties of naturally-occurring pyrethrins. When target pests come in contact with the direct spray or dried spray residual, permethrin attacks the central nervous system, causing paralysis and death. Tengard SFR contains a high percentage of permethrin for faster knockdown of target pests and convenient versatility.
Subterranean termites; Fleas, Ants, Cockroaches, Beetles, Livestock Pests, Flies, Wasps, Lawn and Ornamental Pests, Pantry Pests, Spiders
PESTS CONTROLLED: Subterranean termites (Coptotermes, Heterotermes, Reticulitermes, Zootermopsis); Ants, Ant Mounds, Aphids, Armyworms, Bagworms, Bark Beetles, Bat Bugs, Bed Bugs, Bees, Beet Armyworms, Beetles, Birch Leafminer, Borers, Boxelder Bugs, Brown Dog Ticks, Cabbage Looper, Cankerworms, Carpenter Ants, Carpenter Bees, Carpet Beetles, Centipedes, Chicken Mites, Chinchbugs, Citrus Thrips, Cockroaches, Cockroaches (Asian), Coneworms, Crickets, Darkling Beetles, Earwigs, Elm Leaf Beetles, Fire Ants, Fleas, Flies (Drain, Cluster, House), Firebrats, Fungus Gnats, Ground Beetles, Gypsy Moths (adults and caterpillars), Heliothis spp., Japanese Beetles, Lace Bugs, Leaf Beetles, Leaf Feeding Caterpillars, Leafhoppers, Leafminers, Leafrollers, Lesser Mealworms, Lygus Bugs, Mealybugs, Millipedes, Mole Crickets, Nantucket Pine Tip Moths, Pantry Pests: Flour Beetles, Indian Meal Moths, Larder Beetles; Pillbugs, Pine Sawflies, Plant Bugs, Root Weevils (Adult), Scorpions, Seed Bugs, Silverfish, Sod Webworm, Sowbugs, Spiders, Stable Flies, Tent Caterpillars, Ticks (including Deer Tick and Western Black-legged Tick), Wasps, Webworms, Whiteflies, Zimmerman Pine Moth; Clearwing Moth Borers: Ash Borer, Banded Ash Clearwing, Dogwood Borer, Lesser Peachtree Borer, Lilac Borer, Oak Borer, Peachtree Borer, Rhododendron Borer; Bark Beetles: Dendroctonus spp., lps spp., Elm Bark Beetles, Mountain Pine Beetle, Pine Engravers, Turpentine Beetles, Western Pine Beetle; Coleopteran Borers: Bronze Birch Borer, Flatheaded Appletree Borer; Livestock pests: Horn Flies, Black Flies, Deer Flies, Eye Gnats, Face Flies, Horse Flies, Lice, Mange Mites, Scabies Mites, Sheep Keds, Stable Flies, Ear Ticks, Stable Flies, Northern Fowl Mites, Mange; Fruit and Nut Pests: Navel Orangeworm, Peach Twig Borer, Green Fruitworm, Oblique Banded Leafroller, Plum Curculio, Redbanded Leafroller, Rosy Apple Aphid, Spotted Tentiform Leafminer, Tarnished Plant Bug, White Apple Leafhopper, Lesser Peachtree Borer, Rose Chafer, Filbertworm, Oriental Fruit Moth, Pear Psylla, Leaffooted Bugs, Stinkbugs
Tengard SFR is a broad label insecticide as well as a very effective termiticide for use in and around homes, on lawns and shrubs.
Tengard SFR is professional grade, low-odor product that is labeled to include everything from pre- and post-construction termite treatment, indoor and outdoor pest control, and turf and ornamental applications. More homes are treated with Tengard SFR by professional pest management companies than any other product.
Tengard SFR is safe for children and pets when used as labeled. Areas treated as labeled are safe to return to after area is completely dry. Product should not be sprayed or applied directly to animals, feed, or drinking bowls. Tengard SFR is considered safe for carpeting, furniture and flooring when used as directed.
Tengard SFR may be used to control pests inside and outside of homes and buildings, on lawns, shrubs, bushes, ornamentals, and outside surfaces of buildings, and for post-construction and pre-construction treatments for termites.
Tengard SFR may be applied inside homes and businesses on most nonfood areas, carpeting, pet beds, upholstered furniture, basements, attics, crawlspaces, wall voids, cracks and crevices around sinks and appliances and flooring. For outdoors on siding, wood, grass, bushes, shrubs, ornamentals.
Tengard SFR is pet safe when dry and used as directed on the label instructions. (Please read instructions and use caution when using around all aquatic life.)
ACTIVE INGREDIENT: Permethrin 36.8%
Always read the product label completely before use. Shake container well before using.
* Indoor Treatments: for fleas, roaches, ticks, ants and other indoor pests, only 1 to 1.6 ounces is needed per gallon.
* Outdoor treatments: for fleas, ticks, ants, mole crickets, chinch bugs and other insects, 1 ounce will treat 1000 square feet of lawn.
For subterranean termite treatments, Tengard SFR may be used pre-construction or as a post-construction treatment. For post-construction treatments, use 4 gallons of finished solution per 10 lineal feet of treatment area in a 6 in. by 6 in. trench adjacent to the structure. A continuous zone must be created for complete protection. See our article How to Do a Termite Treatment for more information. See product label for complete directions for termite treatments.
Each quart bottle yields 19 gallons of finished solution for most treatments, or covers 40,000-80,000 sq. ft. for lawn applications. Each 1.25 gallon bottle yields 95 gallons of finished solution for most treatments or covers 4-10 acres for broadcast applications.
Standard Application Dilution Rates / Mixing Ratios:
*1.67 fl. oz. (49 mL)/gal. of water – 0.5% a.i. – termite treatments; broadcast treatment outdoors for nuisance pests
*3.33 fl. oz. (99 mL)/gal. of water – 1.0% a.i. – treatment of preconstruction lumber and logs
*6.67 fl. oz. (197 mL)/gal. of water – 2.0% a.i. – limited pre- and post-construction termite applications
*0.4 to 0.8 fl. oz. (12 – 24 mL) in 4 to 25 gal. of water per 1,000 sq. ft. – lawn applications
*4 to 8 fl. oz. / 100 gallons OR 0.9 to 1.8 fl. oz./ 10,000 sq. ft. – ornamental plants; use sufficient volume of water to adequately cover foliage
*1-5 quarts / 100 gallons of water – ornamental trees; varies with pest
*Use 4 gallons of 0.5% solution per 10 linear feet for termite barrier treatments.
*For horizontal barrier termite treatments, apply to the soil surface at a rate of 1 gallon of finished solution per 10 sq. ft.
For use in the following areas:
On ornamentals grown in interiorscapes, for perimeter insect control on lawns, ornamental trees and shrubs around residential, institutional, public, commercial, and industrial buildings, parks, recreational areas and athletic fields, treatment of preconstruction lumber and logs, and for use on buildings/structures. For control of subterranean termites pre-construction and post-construction; lawns adjacent to or around private homes, duplexes, town-houses, condominiums, house trailers, apartment complexes, carports, garages, fence lines, storage sheds, barns, residential structures, commercial and institutional buildings, and other areas where pests congregate or have been seen; plants intended for aesthetic purposes in interior gardens and plantscapes; inside residential homes and the non-food/feed areas of commercial establishments including garbage rooms, lavatories, floor drains (to sewers), entries and vestibules, offices, locker rooms, machine rooms, garages, mop closets, packaged good storage areas and other non-food/feed areas of Food Handling Establishments; in and on buildings and structures used for agricultural purposes and their immediate surroundings; Dairies, barns, feedlots, stables, poultry houses, swine and livestock houses, animal hospitals, pens and kennels, outside meat processing premises; Livestock spray for lactating and non-lactating dairy cattle and goats, beef cattle and sheep, poultry, swine, horses; Companion dogs; Fruit and Nut Trees around residential sites only: Almond, Apples, Cherries, Filberts, Peaches, Pears, Pistachios
For fleas, roaches, ticks, ants, and other indoor pests, use 1 – 1.6 oz. per gallon of water.
Fleas: Prior to treatment, carpets and furniture should be vacuumed thoroughly and vacuum cleaner bag discarded in an outdoor trash container. Evenly apply a broadcast spray at a rate of 1 gallon per 800 to 1,600 square feet to infested areas such as crawlspaces, rugs, carpets, pet beds and other pet resting areas. Avoid wetting or soaking. For crawlspace applications, the applicator must wear a respirator recommended by NIOSH for filtering spray mists and organic vapors. When treating upholstered furniture take care to treat between and under cushions. Pay particular attention to areas which are frequented by pets. Old pet bedding should be replaced with clean, fresh bedding after treatment. To control the source of flea infestations, pets inhabiting the treated premises should be treated with a flea-control product registered for application to animals.
General Pest Control Indoors: Apply to cracks and crevices, as a pinstream, as a fine/course, low-pressure spray, spot application or with a paintbrush. Treat where pests are found or normally occur, such as cracks and crevices in walls, in and around kitchen cabinets and drawers (remove all utensils, foodstuffs, shelf paper and other objects before spraying), along baseboards, behind sinks and around plumbing and other utility installations. Ant infested wood may be drilled and injected with Tengard SFR.
For fleas, ticks, ants, mole crickets, chinch bugs, and other insects, 1 ounce will treat 1,000 sq. ft. of lawn (use ample water as needed for coverage).
*See above for termite treatment details.
Broadcast Treatment for Control of Nuisance Pests: Apply using a 0.5% emulsion as a residual spray to outside surfaces of buildings including, but not limited to, exterior siding, foundations, porches, window frames, eaves, patios, garages, and refuse dumps.
Perimeter Treatment: Apply a band application 6 to 10 feet wide around and adjacent to the structure. Also, treat the base of the structure to a height of 2 to 3 feet. Use a spray volume of 2 to 10 gallons of emulsion per 1,000 sq. ft. If mulch or debris is present, a higher volume application rate may be needed to ensure adequate coverage. Treat the base of the structure to prevent insects from entering the structure.
Companion Animals (Dogs Only): Do not use on dogs under 12 weeks old. Consult a veterinarian before using this product on medicated, debilitated, aged, pregnant or nursing animals. Sensitivities may occur after using any pesticide product on pets. If signs of sensitivity occur, bathe your pet with mild soap and rinse with large amounts of water. If signs continue, consult a veterinarian immediately. Avoid contact with face, eyes, and genitalia. Repeat applications every 2 weeks, if necessary. Mix ¼ fl. oz. to 1 pt. water for low pressure spray. Use 1 to 2 fl. oz. spray per animal. For dip wash, use ¼ fl. oz. to 1.25 gal. water (or 4 fl. oz. to 20 gal. water) and thoroughly wet animal to skin with sponge or rag. Let drip dry.
Tengard SFR Features
*Extremely broad labeling for over 75 pests
*Also for use as livestock spray and residential fruit and nut trees
*Easy-to-use tip and pour bottle (quart size)
*Pet safe when used as directed
*Tengard SFR can be tank-mixed with pyrethrin-containing products or Insect Growth Regulators (IGRs). Do not tank mix with DDVP or other fumigant products. Do not tank mix when applied as a soil termiticide.
*Shake well before using.
*Do not apply to soil that is water saturated or frozen.
*Do not apply while precipitation is occurring.
*Do not apply by air.
*Do not use concentrate in fogging equipment.
*Do not treat firewood.
*Not for use in Federally Inspected Meat and Poultry Plants.
*Do not use in food/feed areas of food/feed handling establishments.
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30 of 30 people found this review helpful:
This stuff does the job No Need to hire anyone to come out!!
By Sandra in San Tan Valley Az on 07/17/2010
This product works GREAT. I bought this 2 years ago and still have some left. A little bit goes a long long way. I spray maybe 3 to 4 times a year. With AZ heat & Monsoons this stuff does the job. I have a neighbor who sprays for a company and he offered to do my yard front and back. I figured ok why not, I will try once and I noticed critters within a week. I pulled out my trusted Tengard and the critters were gone and haven't been back for 3 months. I love this product!!
18 of 18 people found this review helpful:
Flea and Tick control
By Dagmar in Blountville, TN on 08/01/2011
I used the product recently and am happy to say that it really works. This has been a very bad season for fleas and ticks. A CSR recommended this product while I was ordering Precor and I'm glad she told me about it. It is easy to prepare and spray, leaves no aftersmell, residue and any tell tale signs that my home has been sprayed. I could not detect any on the floor, carpet or furniture.
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By Cru in Lafayette, LA on 10/02/2010
This is a great product...just not great for the problem I am having. I am having issues with some type of biting mite. I have not been able to capture one to positively identify it because I don't see them! I applied Tengard to every area of my home and experienced immediate relief. But three days later the problem was back. I can only surmise that the product does not kill the eggs and when they hatch the problem starts up again. The reason I ordered this product is because of the residual killing ability - it is supposed to last for 90 days. Hopefully after a while the newly hatched mites will be killed by the Tengard as well. I suspect there areas in the upholstery they can "hide"!
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By Rick in Midwest on 09/14/2010
This is the BIG GUN, a highly effective product but also rather expensive. if you have a pesky pest problem, this is the one to shoot it with. If you're a pro, I'm sure you already know that, but for the average homeowner doing their own general pest control, it's a great product. I use this to control lawn pests like biting ants, chiggers, fleas, etc. and have rarely needed to reapply. I recommend using this when all others have failed, because this one very rarely fails.
11 of 11 people found this review helpful:
Surprise a product that works!
By Lynne in Deerfield, NH on 06/08/2010
I have a problem with wood wasp living in my siding. I've had exterminators here and tried self applied products that didn't work. I've been battling this for 3 years. I found this web site and asked for help. Michael is a saint! Knowledgeable and helpful, he had me try this, and daily more are dying. I am thrilled and hopefully this time it is working. Tengard is easy to use and effective! Less expensive than the others I have tried. Easy to apply with sprayer, I also used it to kill wasp nests around the outside of my house.
Works Well Great
By Rocky in Albuquerque,NM on 08/08/2017
Used Tengard Before. Works Well as a Insecticide. Will Continue Using It. Appears To Work On Ticks, And A Lot Of Other Insects. Most Important Concern Was Doesn't Appear To Affect Pets After. Used Properly as Directed.
Tengard SFR Termiticide and Insecticide
By Derrell in Jacksonville , Fl. on 07/12/2017
I have used this product for years and always get good results . It's low odor also .
By D in Los Angeles, CA on 06/22/2017
This works as advertised. Bugs have been turning up dead all over the place. Used this as a 4 month maintenance... No more bugs.
2 of 2 people found this review helpful:
Helps fight against Pine Bark Beetles
By Ebbett in Arnold CA on 06/20/2017
Nothing works against pine bark beetles one they have invaded a tree. But during the last 3 years I have sprayed my forest trees with Tengard as a preventative measure twice a season, and I have not lost additional trees, while my neighboring property's have lost many trees. The use of Tengard along with application of Splat Verb twice a season has stopped the spread of Pine Bark Beetles on my forested property
Tengard SFR Termicide
By Deborah in Scottsdale, AZ on 06/08/2017
Worked quite well
The BEST ever
By Rey in Hemphill Texas on 04/13/2017
This is the best product I have ever used. I have spent a lot of money on other name brand products there is no comparison. I will most definitely buy this product again. Highly recommend TenGard. Great stuff!
By G in Auburn, AL on 04/05/2017
Item arrived quickly. I had mulching done in a pine stand. The machine bumped several trees and I had an outbreak of black turpentine beetles. I sprayed the trees up to about 20 ft - 1 1/2 weeks afterwards, there seems to be no more activity. Works good for bark beetles.
Great Customer Service
By Marty in Evans, GA on 12/13/2016
I ordered the wrong item for my son and had to return the product. The Customer Service Department made it easy for me to return what I ordered and promptly refunded my money. Will use this company again when I need something.
1 of 1 people found this review helpful:
Not just for termites!
By Bj in Frankston, Tx on 10/18/2016
Also for beetles and other such critters.
By Corbin in Hawkinsville, GA on 07/21/2016
Great stuff. Kills the bugs.
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QIs Tengard SFR really safe to use around cats?
I've read that permethrin is toxic to cats. Is this only if the product is used directly on them? Can they get sick by coming into contact with permethrin after it has dried? My concern is the cats (and dogs) will possibly get some on their paws and lick them, causing them to get sick. I'm also concerned if I spray the grass and they eat it. What is the difference between Tengard SFR and Permethrin SFR?
AMost synthetic pyrethroids can be toxic to cats if they are applied directly to them or if they are allowed to walk on treated areas before they are dry. That being said, most cats do not have an issue being in a home that has been treated with a permethrin (as long as they stay out of the treated area until it is dry). Most treatments are limited to cracks and crevices indoors, limiting a pets exposure. Also, once the product has been diluted with water there is a very minute amount of the actual insecticide that will be available, usually just enough to kill a very tiny insect, not enough to have any effect what so ever on a mammal of any size. Permethrin used to cause a lot of problems when it was diluted with oil because the application would stay wet and available to the animals. In most cases today, the permethrin is diluted with water, which of course dries very quickly. Permethrin products are used in homes with cats everyday across the country.
QDoes Tengard SFR hold up in rain? Also, how often does this product need to be applied?
AYes, Tengard SFR can hold up to rain. It is important to have 24 hours before the application and 24 hours after the application rain free. As for how often Tengard SFR needs to be applied, that will depend on what type of pest you are treating for and where exactly you are treating. Please read the product label for more information.
QShould I use Tengard SFR to treat a large area for ticks and chiggers?
We are looking to get rid of the ticks and chiggers in a 50 acre grassy area. There is going to be a lot of foot traffic and pets in the area. We are starting to develop the land from pasture into a home and work area.
ATengard SFR would be a great choice for your needs. You will want to concentrate on areas where you have dense brush and long/tall growth. It is also helpful to keep grass and brush cut short to eliminate the habitat of ticks and chiggers.
05/03/2013 Kris from Olive Branch, Ms
QHow much Tengard should I use per gallon of water?
I have a NorthStar 16 gallon, 2.2 GPM, 70 PSI broadcast sprayer. I want to use Tengard to spray my yard (large area) for ants, army worms and other insects.
AFor Lawns, mix 0.4 to 0.8 fluid ounce of Tengard SFR in 4 to 25 gallons of water per 1,000 square feet.Use the higher rate for fast knockdown and increased residual control. Dense or excessive(greater than 3 inches) lawn height and arid conditions may require higher volume application rates. Repeat application if necessary. Application in combination with compatible surfactants or wetting agents may enhance penetration.
06/27/2012 Clyde from Tallahassee, Fl
QCan fleas be resistant to Tengard SFR + Nyguard IGR?
I am using Tengard SFR + Nyguard IGR for fleas. I sprayed baseboards and the tile floors and vacuum every few days. I am still seeing fleas. Do you think the fleas might be resistant to this insecticide?
A Fleas are most likely not resistant to the chemicals like Tengard that you are using. Flea elimination can take several weeks and it is normal to keep seeing fleas even after the initial spray. Flea eggs and pupa are protected from all of the insecticides that you can use and they will not be exposed to the application until they reach the adult flea stage. Once the adult fleas are exposed to the application they will usually die within 24 hours. You should only treat once every 14 days and continue to vacuum every day. It is also very important to treat all pets and all outside areas where pets frequent to avoid reintroducing fleas to the indoor areas.
Fleas are most likely not resistant to the chemicals like Tengard that you are using. Flea elimination can take several weeks and it is normal to keep seeing fleas even after the initial spray. Flea eggs and pupa are protected from all of the insecticides that you can use and they will not be exposed to the application until they reach the adult flea stage. Once the adult fleas are exposed to the application they will usually die within 24 hours. You should only treat once every 14 days and continue to vacuum every day. It is also very important to treat all pets and all outside areas where pets frequent to avoid reintroducing fleas to the indoor areas.
12/14/2016 Mary from Thornville, Ohio
QIs it safe to use Tengard SFR if I have a well and septic sytsem?
We were going to purchase for treating termites which we MAY have but I noticed one product warned not to use if you have a well or Septic tank.
A Per the manufacturer you should not use Tengard SFR for termite treatment around a well. However, it can be used around septic tanks.
Per the manufacturer you should not use Tengard SFR for termite treatment around a well. However, it can be used around septic tanks.
09/17/2016 Ruben from Tucson
QWhat is the dilution rate of Tengard SFR Termiticide and Insecticide to spray the surface of my backyard for tick control?
A Tengard SFR Termiticide and Insecticide†dilution rate for ticks is 1oz per gallon water.†
Tengard SFR Termiticide and Insecticide†dilution rate for ticks is 1oz per gallon water.†
09/09/2016 Ann from Eastpoint, Fl
QWill Tengard SFR kill active termites when used as a spray?
A If you are just doing a topical treatment with Tengard SFR, if termites come in contact with the treated area, they will die. However, if you are treating for an active infestation, it is recommended that you dig a trench around the structure and pour the solution into the trench. A treatment with this product will last approximately 5 years.
If you are just doing a topical treatment with Tengard SFR, if termites come in contact with the treated area, they will die. However, if you are treating for an active infestation, it is recommended that you dig a trench around the structure and pour the solution into the trench. A treatment with this product will last approximately 5 years.
08/22/2016 Michael from Adel
QCan Tengard SFR Termiticide and Insecticide kill roaches and ants?
A Yes, if the roaches and ants come to an area that has been treated with Tengard SFR Termiticide and Insecticide they will be eradicated. For more information on treating roaches and ants, please take a few moments to review our treatment articles on How to Get Rid of Ants and How to Get Rid of Roaches for a successful eradication program.
Yes, if the roaches and ants come to an area that has been treated with Tengard SFR Termiticide and Insecticide they will be eradicated. For more information on treating roaches and ants, please take a few moments to review our treatment articles on How to Get Rid of Ants and How to Get Rid of Roaches for a successful eradication program.
07/21/2016 G from Salt Lake City, Ut
QHow often should I apply Tengard to lawn and shrubs? Is every two weeks too often?
A How often†Tengard SFR Termiticide and Insecticide†should be applied varies with the pest you are trying to treat for. †According to the product label you could retreat every 14 days or every 30. †Please refer to the product label for the pest and area you are treating to confirm the interval days. †For general pests, once a month is enough.
How often†Tengard SFR Termiticide and Insecticide†should be applied varies with the pest you are trying to treat for. †According to the product label you could retreat every 14 days or every 30. †Please refer to the product label for the pest and area you are treating to confirm the interval days. †For general pests, once a month is enough.
07/03/2016 Teresa from Almont, Michigan
QWhat is the mix ratio of Tengard SFR to treat for Zimmerman Pine Moths?
I read that Tengard SFR could be used to soak the main trunk of a pine tree in August
A Tengard SFR Termiticide and Insecticide is labeled for Zimmerman Pine Moth. According to the label you can use 4 to 8 fl oz per 100 gallons which would break down to 0.04 - 0.08 oz per gallon of water. We recommend to figure out how many gallons of water you need to soak the trunk thoroughly before mixing the product and applying it. Also, check with your local cooperative extension office for the best time of application in your area as some literature states that Spring applications have proven most effective and late Summer and Fall applications haven't been very effective.
Tengard SFR Termiticide and Insecticide is labeled for Zimmerman Pine Moth. According to the label you can use 4 to 8 fl oz per 100 gallons which would break down to 0.04 - 0.08 oz per gallon of water. We recommend to figure out how many gallons of water you need to soak the trunk thoroughly before mixing the product and applying it. Also, check with your local cooperative extension office for the best time of application in your area as some literature states that Spring applications have proven most effective and late Summer and Fall applications haven't been very effective.
06/10/2016 Jim from Jackson, Mo
QTengard was just sprayed around my house, is it ok to mow grass right away?
A It would be best to wait at least 2 days before mowing after an insecticide such as Tengard SFR is applied so as not to remove†immediately†the residual that was just applied.
It would be best to wait at least 2 days before mowing after an insecticide such as Tengard SFR is applied so as not to remove†immediately†the residual that was just applied.
06/02/2016 Mark from Arnold, Ca
QWhat should I use for pine tree beetle control in CA?
I am trying to protect mature, established pine trees from beetles. I understand the application rates, but I cannot find the intervals (how often) Tengard should be applied.Once a year, quarter, month? A separate question is the height of application. The trees I would be applying the insecticide to are 60' to 80' high. I cannot apply into the canopy as recommended. Would 10'-12' on the trunk work? Thanks for you help!
A Tengard SFR can be used monthly as needed for pine tree beetles. There should not be more than 2 lbs of product used per acre per year. You will spray the lower branches and trunks prior to adult emergence.
Tengard SFR can be used monthly as needed for pine tree beetles. There should not be more than 2 lbs of product used per acre per year. You will spray the lower branches and trunks prior to adult emergence.
QDoes Tengard SFR work on mosquitoes and how much do you mix it in 3 gallon sprayer?
A Tengard SFR would not be recommend for mosquito control, however Talstar P would and is our top product for mosquito control as well as many other pests. You would use 1 oz per gallon of water so 3oz for your 3 gallon sprayer. You can see other tips on how best to eliminate mosquitoes in our Mosquito Control Guide.†
Tengard SFR would not be recommend for mosquito control, however Talstar P would and is our top product for mosquito control as well as many other pests. You would use 1 oz per gallon of water so 3oz for your 3 gallon sprayer. You can see other tips on how best to eliminate mosquitoes in our Mosquito Control Guide.†
05/27/2016 Roy from Robstown
QWill Tengard SFR harm turtles?
A When using an insecticide, it is recommended that you keep pets and/or other animals out of the area while the product is being applied. Once Tengard SFR dries, it is safe for animals, such as turtles, to return to the area.
When using an insecticide, it is recommended that you keep pets and/or other animals out of the area while the product is being applied. Once Tengard SFR dries, it is safe for animals, such as turtles, to return to the area.