Products: Insecticide

BiFen XTS

Bifen XTS is a broad-spectrum bifenthrin insecticide that will effectively provide contact and residual control...

BiFen XTS

  • Foliar Spray
  • Systemic Bark Spray
BiFen XTS

Bifen XTS is a broad-spectrum bifenthrin insecticide that will effectively provide contact and residual control of insects in lawns, ornamentals, shrubs and trees.

Bifen XTS is a commonly used insecticide with a relatively low toxicity for people and animals while providing predictable control of insect pests.  Bifen XTS offers fast acting control against various lawn and ornamental pests.  It does not cause leaf phytotoxicity when applied as directed

BiFen XTS is labelled for the following pests:  bagworms, leaf beetles such as Japanese Beetle, webworms (fall webworm, mimosa webworm), moth larvae (gypsy mothzimmerman pine moth, lace bugs (azalea lacebugsycamore lacebug), caterpillars (eastern tent caterpillarforest tent caterpillar), adelgids, aphids, scales (including the crawler stage of: tuliptree scale, magnolia scaleeuonymus scalefletcher scalelecanium scalecottony maple scale, calico scale, San Jose scale, European elm scalepine needle scale, obscure scale, elongate hemlock scale, cryptomeria scale), leafhoppers, leaf rollers, mealybugs, psyllids, plant bugs, spider mites, thrips, spittlebugs, tip moths, treehoppers, weevils (white pine weevil),whiteflies, and pine shoot beetle

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BiFen XTS
Price: $116.38

Carbaryl

Carbaryl is a spray applied insecticide designed to control most major groups of shade tree...

Carbaryl

  • Foliar Spray
Carbaryl

Carbaryl is a spray applied insecticide designed to control most major groups of shade tree pests. Along with its ease of application, Carbaryl offers quick insect control upon contact and – unlike other products – it does not cause phytotoxicity in plants.

Carbaryl is labeled for the following tree and shrub insects :

aphids, leafminer, bagworms, beetles, moths, cankerworms, tip moth, Tussock Moth, eriophyid mites, gall insects, gall midges, gall wasps, gypsy moth, hackberry nipplegall maker, lacebugs, leafhoppers, leafrollers, mealybugs, webworm, sawfly, oakworm, spittlebugs, plant bugs, psyllids, scales, budworm, tent caterpillars, thrips, elm bark beetle, and pine bark beetles

One 2.5 gallon container of Carbaryl 4L makes 62.5 gallons of finished spray solution at the high rate and 1,000 gallons at the lowest rate.

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2.5 gallons
Price: $165.40

Conserve

Conserve® SC is a spray applied insecticide designed to control a number of pests. Spinosad,...

Conserve

  • Foliar Spray
The Tree Geek

Conserve® SC is a spray applied insecticide designed to control a number of pests. Spinosad, the active ingredient in Conserve®, is derived from the fermentation of a naturally occurring organism, uniquely combining the efficacy of synthetic insecticides with the benefits of biological insect pest control products. Along with its ease of application, Conserve® offers quick insect control upon contact, and unlike other products, it does not cause phytotoxicity in plants.

Conserve® SC is labeled for the following tree and shrub pests:

Lepidoterous larvae such as:  bagworm, cone moth, fall webworm, gypsy moth, hemlock looper, budworm, tip moth, caterpillars, budworms, tent caterpillar, tussock moths.  Sawfly larvae such as european pine, pear, and redheaded pine.  Also labeled for leaf-feeding beetles, thrips, gall midges, spider mites, pine tip moth, dipterous leafminers.

One quart yields 145-533 gallons of spray. See the Conserve® SC Product Guide for more information.

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1 quart
Price: $179.91

Distance

Distance® is an insect growth regulator with a unique compound that controls leaf feeding pests...

Distance

  • Foliar Spray
The Tree Geek

Distance® is an insect growth regulator with a unique compound that controls leaf feeding pests by breaking the insect’s life cycle. Distance’s ability to move from one side of the leaf surface to the other prevents eggs, larvae and pupae from maturing into breeding adults and provides excellent control.

Distance® is a green alternative and ideal for use in greenhouses and nurseries.

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1 quart
Price: $335.17

Lepitect

Lepitect™ is a unique soil injection insecticide that provides rapid systemic control of many key...

Lepitect

  • Low Volume Macro Infusion
  • M3 Micro Infusion
  • Soil Injection
Lepitect

Lepitect is a unique soil injection insecticide that provides rapid systemic control of many key shade tree pests. One application will give 30 days of efficacy for lepidopteron larvae such as gypsy moth, fall webworm, cankerworms, and bagworms. Lepitect™ is also a great tool for management of spider mites and leaf feeders, including Japanese beetles.

Lepitect™  is labeled for the following tree and shrub insects:

Adelgids, aphids, bagworms, birch leafminer, boxelder bug, browntail moth, budworms, cankerworm, casebearer, cone worms, east oak looper, eastern tent caterpillar, elm spanworm, fall cankerworm, fall webworm, flatheaded borers, gall midges, gypsy moth, japanese beetle, lace bugs, leaf beetles, leafhoppers, leafminers, leafrollers, linden looper, mealybug, nantucket pine tip moth, oakworms, pine cone worm, pine needle miners, pine tip moth, plant bugs, poplar tentmaker, root weevil, sawfly, scales, spider mites, spring cankerworm,tent caterpillar, thrips, tussock moth, variable oakleaf caterpillar, walnut caterpillar webworms, winter moth, white flies, white pine weevil, whitemarked tussock moth, and yellownecked caterpillar.

Lepitect™ comes in two forms

  • The soil injected form of Lepitect treats 25 inches of tree diameter (DBH) at the high rate and 50 inches at the low rate.
  • The tree injected form of Lepitect treats 71 inches of diameter (DBH).

For more information and a rate card, see the Lepitect Product Guide.

Use the rate card to determine how much product to use. Lepitect is a tricky product to apply, if you would like help determining how much product to use contact The Tree Geek at 888-637-6694 for help.

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10 oz pouch
Price: $71.13

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20 7.5 gram packets
Price: $142.80

M-Pede Insecticidal Soap

M-Pede® insecticidal soap is an OMRI listed organic insecticide and fungicide for the control of...

M-Pede Insecticidal Soap

  • Foliar Spray
M-Pede Insecticidal Soap

M-Pede® insecticidal soap is an OMRI listed organic insecticide and fungicide for the control of mites, aphids and powdery mildew. Its formulation is based on potassium salts of naturally derived fatty acids that have been optimized for insect activity. M-Pede effectively controls many soft-bodied pests, but is low in toxicity to non-target organisms.

M- Pede® insecticidal soap is labeled for the following tree and shrub insects:

  • Adelgid, ants, aphids, buck moth, earwig, elm leaf beetle, sawfly, gypsy moth, Japanese beetle, lace bugs, leafhopper, mealybug, rust mite, phylloxera, spider mite, shore fly, plant bug, psyllid, scale, tent caterpillar, exposed thrips, whitefly and powedry mildew.

Most effective on mites and aphids. See the M-Pede Product Label for pest-specific instructions.

One 2.5 gallon container of M-Pede® makes 125 gallons of finished solution at the high rate and 250 gallons at the low rate.

More information and a rate card are available in the M-Pede Product Guide.

Use the rate card to determine whether to use the high or low rate. For low rate applications mix 19 mL of product with one gallon of water, for high rate applications mix 152 mL in one gallon of water.

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2.5 gallons
Price: $113.63

Optrol

Optrol™ is a broad spectrum insecticide chemical compound designed to kill insects, it can be...

Optrol

  • Foliar Spray
  • Soil Drench
Optrol

Protect your trees from Emerald ash borer and other invasive pests.

Optrol™ is a broad spectrum insecticide used to control a wide variety of insect pests including emerald ash borer, Japanese beetle, and Asian longhorn beetle.

The liVisit us at booth 3101!quid formulation comes in easy-to-pour, soil applied homeowner kit that can easily be applied without wounding the tree. Optrol™ provides season long control and research proven protection against the most difficult tree pests.

Note: A treatment of Optrol™ lasts for one season. To ensure proper tree health, Optrol™ should be applied once every year. 

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Optrol not available in your state?  Checkout Xytect
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Optrol
Price: $50.12

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Optrol Quart
Price: $150.36

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Optrol Canada
Price: $68.12

Orthene TT&O WSP

Orthene TT&O WSP (Turf, Tree & Ornamental Water Soluble Packets) is a contact insecticide (acephate)...

Orthene TT&O WSP

  • Foliar Spray
Orthene TT&O WSP

Orthene TT&O WSP (Turf, Tree & Ornamental Water Soluble Packets) is a contact insecticide (acephate) for controlling a variety of tree pest: aphids, bagworms, leafminers, leafrollers, lacebugs, tent caterpillar, scales (crawlers), cankerworms, gpsy moth moth larvae, CA oakworm, pine tip moth, root weevil adults, sawflies, budworms, leafhoppers, beetles and fire ants.

Features

• Broad Spectrum

• Effiacy on scale crawlers and leps

• Fast knockdown

• Relatively non-toxic to fish

See the Orthene Turf, Tree and Ornamental WSP product label for more information.

One canister makes 100 gallons of finished spray at the high rate and 300 gallons at the low rate.

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Orthene TT O WSP 1 Pound - 3 Bags
Price: $21.27

RTSA Horticultural Oil

RTSA Horticultural Oil is a spray applied petroleum product designed to control a broad spectrum...

RTSA Horticultural Oil

  • Foliar Spray
The Tree Geek

RTSA Horticultural Oil is a spray applied petroleum product designed to control a broad spectrum of mites and insect pests. It can easily be applied during the growing season with little risk of phytotoxicity or even during the dormant season to control certain overwintered shade tree pests. RTSA Horticultural oil can be mixed with many other pesticides in order to provide a broader spectrum and greater persistence of control.

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2.5 gallons
Price: $67.80

Tengard SFR

Tengard® SFR (compares to Astro®) is a broad-spectrum insecticide that effectively provides contact and residual...

Tengard SFR

  • Foliar Spray
  • Systemic Bark Spray
Tengard SFR

Tengard® SFR (compares to Astro®) is a broad-spectrum insecticide that effectively provides contact and residual control of insects in lawns, ornamentals, shrubs and trees. Its active ingredient, permethrin, is a commonly used insecticide with low toxicity for people and animals while providing control of pests.

Tengard® offers fast acting control and does not cause leaf phytotoxicity when applied as directed.

Tengard® is labeled for the following tree and shrub pests:

More information and a rate card are available in the Tengard Product Guide.

Use the rate card to determine whether to use the high or low rate. For low rate applications mix1.18 mL of product with one gallon of water, for high rate applications mix 47.3 mL in one gallon of water.

1.25 gal. of Tengard yields 100-500 gallons of insecticide.

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1.25 gallons
Price: $107.51

Transtect

Transtect™ is a systemic insecticide that provides season long control of a broad spectrum of...

Transtect

  • Soil Drench
  • Systemic Bark Spray
Transtect

Transtect™ (compares to Safari®) is a systemic insecticide that provides season long control of a broad spectrum of pests. Its unique properties provide rapid uptake and efficacy.  It works fast enough to allow just-in-time treatments in the summer when imidacloprid (Xytect) is too slow. Transtect™ can be used for a variety of situations where fast results are needed including:

Transtect™ is labeled for the following tree and shrub pests:

Transtect™ comes in two sizes:

• The 2 pack treats 10 inches of trunk diameter at the high rate and 34 inches of diameter at the low rate.

• The 20 packet canister treats 100 inches of trunk diameter at the high rate and 317 inches of trunk diameter at the low rate.

See the Transtect Label for a complete list of pests treated. For more information and a rate card, see the Transtect Product Guide

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20 water soluble packets
Price: $437.75

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2 Pack
Price: $64.86

Up Star Gold

Up-Star® Gold (compares to Talstar®), is a spray applied insecticide designed to control a large...

Up Star Gold

  • Foliar Spray
Up Star Gold

Up-Star® Gold (compares to Talstar®), is a spray applied insecticide designed to control a large list of shade tree pests such as beetles and caterpillars. It is one of the few insecticides capable of controlling Lepidoptera, such as bagworm, gypsy moth, or tent caterpillars. Up-Star® Gold provides effective contact and residual control of insects on trees, lawns and ornamental settings.

Up-Star® Gold is labeled for the following tree and shrub pests:

 bagworms, leaf beetles such as Japanese Beetle, webworms (fall webworm, mimosa webworm), moth larvae (gypsy moth, zimmerman pine moth, lace bugs (azalea lacebug, sycamore lacebug), caterpillars (eastern tent caterpillar, forest tent caterpillar), adelgids, aphids, scales (including the crawler stage of: tuliptree scale, magnolia scale, euonymus scale, fletcher scale, lecanium scale, cottony maple scale, calico scale, San Jose scale, European elm scale, pine needle scale, obscure scale, elongate hemlock scale, cryptomeria scale), leafhoppers, leaf rollers, mealybugs, psyllids, plant bugs, spider mites, thrips, spittlebugs, tip moths, treehoppers, weevils (white pine weevil), whiteflies, and pine shoot beetle

Wondering how much you need?

• See the Up Star Gold Product Guide for more information and a rate card.

• Use the rate card to determine whether to use the high or low rate. For low rate applications mix 1.59 mL of product with one gallon of water, for high rate applications mix 12.83 mL in one gallon of water.

• One gallon of product yields 590-1,185 gallons of foliar spray solution, one quart yields 148-296 gallons.

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1 gallon
Price: $78.28

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1 quart
Price: $34.97

Xytect 2F

Xytect™ 2F is a broad spectrum insecticide for proven season long control of the most...

Xytect 2F

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1 gallon
Price: $520.98

Xytect 75WSP

Xytect™ 75WSP is a broad spectrum insecticide (imidacloprid) used for season long control of a...

Xytect 75WSP

  • Foliar Spray
  • Soil Drench
Xytect 75WSP

Xytect™ 75WSP, (compares to Merit,) is a broad spectrum imidacloprid insecticide used to control a wide variety of insect pests including emerald ash borer, Japanese beetle, and Asian longhorn beetle. The 75WSP formulation comes in water soluble packets and can easily be applied without wounding the tree. Xytect™ 75WSP provides season long control and research proven protection against the most difficult tree pests.

For faster absorption into the tree and effective applications applied later in the growing season, use Transtect. Transtect has a shorter lag time between treatment and control. For example, if an infested tree is discovered in late June/ early July a Transtect soil application can still provide a benefit that year.

Xytect™75WSP comes in 2 sizes:

• The 22 pack treats 264 inches of diameter at the high rate and 1262 inches at the low rate.

• The 4 pack treats 48 inches of diameter at the high rate and 192 inches at the low rate.

Xytect™ 75WSP is labeled for the following tree and shrub pests:

adelgids, aphids, borers (including two-lined chestnut borer, bronze birch borer, Asian longhorned beetle, emerald ash borer), Diptera (including rhododendron gall midge, honeylocust pod gall midge), froghoppers, galls (including hickory stem gall), honeylocust plant bug, Japanese beetles, lace bugs, leaf beetles (including elm and viburnum leaf beetles), leafhoppers, (including glassy-winged sharpshooter), leafminers (including boxwood leafminer), mealybugs, planthoppers, psyllids, sawfly larvae, scales (including lecanium, azalea bark, calico,
cottony camellia, cottony maple) spittlebugs, thrips (suppression), (including flower, pear and pine thrips), treehoppers, weevils (including white pine and black vine), whiteflies

See the product label for a complete list of pests treated.

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22 Water soluble packets
Price: $237.33

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4 Water soluble packets
Price: $55.10

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