Pyrethrum 5 EC is a contact insecticide for use on various crops including Tomato, Aubergine, Courgette & Peppers. It is used for the control of all chewing and sucking pests including aphids (blackfly and greenfly), caterpillars, whitefly and red spider mite.
The pyrethrin active ingredient derives from chrysanthemum flowers (chrysanthemum cinerariaefolium) & has been available in Europe for 150 years and were sold in most chemist shops for flea and louse control, liquid concentrates containing extracts from this flower miscible with water and suitable for spray application to crops had not been registered for use by the Pesticides Safety Directorate until now.
This natural insecticide is now registered and is suitable for use in organic and non-organic farming, it kills insect pests quickly without leaving any toxic residuals.
- To help deter birds and mamals then look at Grazers
- To help aid plant recovery, look at Hort-booster
- Ensure excellent coverage of dense foliage
|Active Ingredient||50g/l pyrethrins|
|LERAP Category||Does Not Apply|
|Knapsack Sprayer Rate||40ml per 10L of water|
|Boom Sprayer Rate||1.1 - 2.4L per Hectare|
|Application Method(s)||Boom Sprayer, Knapsack|
|Treats (Pest/Weed/Disease)||Ants, Aphids, Beetles, Blackfly, Caterpillar, Greenfly, Leaf Miner, Weevil|
|Area of Use||Agricultural Crops, Horticulture, Vegetables|
|Period Of Use||All Year Round|