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:
- Clearwing borers, bark beetles, flatheaded borers, aphids, bagworms, leafminers, cankerworms, thrips, coneworms, gypsy moth caterpillar, beetles such as Japanese beetle, lace bug, caterpillars, leafrollers, lygus bugs, mealybugs, tip moth, sawflies, plant bugs, root weevil adults, tent caterpillars, webworms, Zimmerman pine moth, whiteflies
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.
Foliar Spray,Systemic Bark Spray
Applications can be made as insects become visible or are present.
Note: This product cannot be sold in the following states: AK. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.