Spinosad works on the insect’s nervous system, causing paralysis and then death in 1-2 days. Since the insects are paralyzed, they may stay on the plants and be mistaken for live insects; always check for Spinosad’s effect 2-3 days after spraying to evaluate control in the insect population. From here.
- 6/2/2020 – Ordered Monterey LG6135 Garden Insect Spray, Insecticide & Pesticide with Spinosad Concentrate, 32 oz.
- Sept. 2020 – Ordered 1 gallon.
Mix – 4 Tbsp or 2 oz. per gallon. The addition of a surfactant is good for leaf miners.
View Label here.
|Crop||Applications Per Season||Wait Before Reapplying||Harvest Interval|
Cukes – 1
Leafy Vegetables includes: head lettuce, leaf lettuce, New Zealand spinach, parsley, radicchio (red chicory), spinach, Swiss chard.
Brassica Vegetables includes: broccoli, Chinese broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, Chinese cabbage (bok choy), Chinese cabbage (napa, cauliflower, collards, kale, kohlrabi, mustard greens, mustard spinach, Chinese mustard cabbage (gai choy).
Cucurbits include: cucumber, cantaloupe, honeydew, etc., pumpkin, summer and winter squash, and watermelon.
Fruiting Vegetables includes: eggplant, ground cherry, okra, pepino, pepper, tomatillo, and tomato.
Root Vegetables including carrot, garden beet, ginseng, horseradish, oriental radish, parsnip, radish, rutabaga, sugar beet, turnip.
Citrus Trees includes oranges, grapefruit, lemons, limes, oranges, and tangerines. To prevent fruit scaring from thrips, treat when fruit is marble size.