Nature's Way Caterpillar Killer Dipel

Nature's Way Caterpillar Killer Dipel

Controls many leaf-eating caterpillars of moths and butterflies, but does not harm other insects, birds, fish or warm blooded animals.


Yates Nature’s Way Caterpillar Killer contains Dipel (Bacillus thuringiensis), a naturally occurring bacteria. Dipel does not kill caterpillars immediately. Once a caterpillar eats treated foliage, it stops eating, but may take up to 3-4 days to die and drop from the leaf.

Yates Nature’s Way products are based on natural, low toxic & organic ingredients that are Eco Friendly for you & your Garden. To help protect and repair our environment, we donate a percentage of sales to Landcare.


  • LOW TOXIC solution
  • Controls Armyworm, cotton bollworm, native budworm (Helicoverpa sp), cabbage moth caterpillars, cabbage white butterfly caterpillars, green looper, lightbrown apple moth caterpillars, pear looper, vine moth caterpillars, soybean looper, tobacco looper.
  • Can be used on vegetables, fruits, vines, herbs, ornamental shrubs, flowers & trees.
  • Safe for bees, ladybirds, birds, fish, mammals & pets
  • Perfect for use in organic gardens
  • Contains 5 X 10g handy sized sachets



How to use

Directions for use

HOW TO USE: DO NOT spray when conditions are hot, or when soil is dry and plants are suffering from moisture stress. The best time to apply is in late afternoon.

HOW TO PREPARE: Add required amount of Yates Nature’s Way Caterpillar Killer into about half the required amount of water, agitate, then pour the rest of the water on top and shake or stir till thoroughly mixed. Do not mix more spray than is needed.

RATE: Mix one 10g sachet per 10L water OR 5g (one level spoonful, enclosed) per 5L water.

HOW TO APPLY: Spray when caterpillars or their damage first appear. It is important to spray both sides of all foliage. Respraying at 5 – 7 day intervals may be needed as more caterpillars hatch or under rainy conditions.



CAUTION: DO NOT allow chemical containers or spray to get into drains, sewers, streams or ponds.

STORAGE & DISPOSAL: After use, tightly close opened sachets with an elastic band. Store in 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.

SAFETY DIRECTIONS: Avoid contact with eyes, skin and open wounds. After use and before eating, drinking or smoking, wash hands, arms and face thoroughly with soap and water.

FIRST AID: If poisoning occurs contact a doctor or Poisons Information Centre. Phone Australia 131126.


Available sizes

  • 50g


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