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.
Not all products are available for sale in all states. Make sure that any product you intend to purchase is registered for use in your state, and that you have all of the required licenses to apply the product purchased. Any recommendations made by the tree geek website or its employees are based on limited knowledge of your area and are for informational purposes only. Always seek advice from a local professional if you are not sure of your tree or pest identity.