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For the systemic control of insect pests on flowers, shrubs, trees, fruit trees, vegetables and lawns in the home garden.
Systemic insecticide which targets sucking insects.
Active constituent: 15g/L Imidacloprid
Shake well before use. Add the required amount of Confidor to water in a sprayer or watering can and mix thoroughly. The prepared spray must be used on the day it is mixed.
DO NOT apply when conditions are hot. DO NOT apply when soil is dry and plants are suffering from moisture stress.
|PLANT||PEST||RATE||HOW TO APPLY|
|Stone fruit||Green peach aphid, black peach aphid||10 mL per 3 litres of water||Spray foliage thoroughly when insects are first seen or if insects re-appear. Spray underneath the leaves to kill pests which may be hiding out of sight.
For hibiscus flower beetle, spray buds and flowers as needed. For longtailed mealybug, apply 3 sprays 2 weeks apart. For psyllids, spray at first sign and then a week later. For soft scales, spray in late spring or when small scales are first seen. Apply 3 sprays, 2 weeks apart.
For best results spray in the morning when there is little or no wind and little direct heat from the sun.
As a guide, 2 litres of spray mixture should be sufficient to thoroughly spray a fruit tree up to 3m high, or to spray 10 large tomato plants.
|Capsicum, cucurbits, egg plant, potato, tomato||Green peach aphid|
|Brassicas||Grey cabbage aphid, turnip aphid|
|Cucumber, sweet, potato||Silverleaf whitefly|
|Egg plant||Melon thrips|
|Ornamentals||Aphids, azalea lace bug, bronze orange bug, harlequin bug, citrus mealybug, greenhouse thrips, Fullers rose weevil, psyllids, soft scale|
|Hibiscus flower beetle, longtailed mealybug||20 mL per 3 litres of water|
|Lawns||Curl grubs* and billbug larvae *also known as African black beetle larvae, Argentinian scarab larvae or pruinose scarab larvae.
Curl grubs and billbugs cause extensive damage to lawns by feeding on grass roots and stems. Affected grass turns yellow then brown and dies, and can be lifted up like a carpet.
|50ml/15m2 in 2L hand sprayer or 50ml/15m2 in 9L watering can||Measure lawn area before application. Apply Confidor
using a watering can or a hand sprayer and water in
thoroughly. Do not mow treated lawn for three days.
For curl grubs, the optimum application time is peak
egg hatch which occurs between mid spring to mid
summer. For billbug larvae, the optimum application
time is at the peak of adult bug activity or when small
(4mm) larvae are found in the thatch or surface soil.
This occurs between late spring and early summer.
NOT TO BE USED FOR ANY PURPOSE OR IN ANY MANNER CONTRARY TO THIS LABEL UNLESS AUTHORISED. DO NOT PICK STONE FRUIT FOR 21 DAYS AFTER SPRAYING. DO NOT PICK BRASSICAS,
CAPSICUM, EGGPLANTS, POTATOES OR SWEET POTATOES FOR 7 DAYS AFTER SPRAYING. DO NOT PICK TOMATOES FOR 3 DAYS AFTER SPRAYING. DO NOT PICK CUCURBITS FOR 1 DAY AFTER SPRAYING.
Store in the closed, original container in a cool, dry place out of reach of children. Do not store in direct sunlight. Dispose of empty container by wrapping in paper, placing in plastic bag and putting in garbage.
DO NOT allow chemical containers or spray to get into drains, sewers, streams or ponds. DO NOT spray if bees are present. Will kill bees if sprayed on while feeding on flowering plants. Children and pets may re-enter the treated area after the spray has dried.
If poisoning occurs, contact a doctor or Poisons Information Centre on 131126.
This product must be used strictly as directed, and in accordance with all instructions appearing on the label and in other reference material. So far as it is lawfully able to do so, Bayer CropScience Pty Ltd accepts no liability or responsibility for loss or damage.