This unique insect repellent controls over 30 common insect pests!
The Safer Brand BioNEEM insecticide and repellent concentrate works as a powerful insect killer and as a repellent. This product is formulated with azadirachtin, a natural Insect Growth Regulator extracted from the Neem seed. As an IGR, the neem oil in BioNEEM disrupts insects delicate hormonal balance, killing them before they molt into their next life stage.
Use a neem oil solution such as BioNEEM on trees, shrubs, ornamentals and flowers. Water to concentrate ratios vary per the type of plant being treated.
Safer Brand BioNEEM works very effectively by suffocating the insect. Remember, when using Neem oil products, there is greater risk of phototoxicity (burning). Avoid using sulfur based fungicides within the active period (5-7 days) of the BioNEEM application. These two products combined, greatly increase the risk of plant burn.
While Safer Brand BioNEEM is a contact killer, several applications of the neem oil may be needed for full control. Unlike traditional synthetic chemicals, it breaks down into it's natural elements within 7-10 days, leaving no residual impact on the environment.
Apply to plants at labeled rate, being sure to completely cover foliage and flowers. Apply just before pests emerge or at the first sign of infestation. Repeat applications every 3-7 days or immediately after significant rainfall.
Note: Do not add other chemicals to BioNEEM solutions. Do not apply to wilted, stressed, or newly transplanted materials prior to root development. As a general rule, much like watering, do not use neem oil in the peak of the day or when temperatures exceed 90°F to avoid wilting or browning of the leaves.
Safer Brand BioNEEM Insecticide & Repellent Concentrate, 16 oz. Questions & Answers
When is the best time of day to use BioNeem?
Time applications for early to mid morning or in the late afternoon.
My plant leaves look chewed! Do you know what type of insect might do that?
Insects that have the ability to chew plants must have special cutters in their mouths for this purpose. Such insects may include caterpillars, beetles, and grasshoppers,
How do I know if my plant is being attacked by an insect or a disease?
If it’s an insect, the plant may have holes in its leaves. Turn the leaves over and you may see the insects themselves clustered on the underside of the leaves. You may also see and feel a sticky substance if it’s an insect because the insect will leave a secretion on the plant.