BONIDE Systemic Insect Control is a powerful outdoor pesticide designed to protect ornamental plants such as roses, flowers, trees, and shrubs from a wide variety of insects. It is effective against hard-to-control insects and can be used to kill aphids, armyworms, bagworms, black vine weevil, budworms, cankerworms, Cuban laurel thrips, flower thrips, grasshoppers, gypsy moths, Japanese beetles, leafhoppers, leafminers, leafrollers, leaftiers, loopers, mealybugs, pine tip moths, psyllids, root weevils, rose midges, sawflies, spittlebugs, scale (crawlers), tent caterpillars, and webworms.
The pesticide works both by killing insects on contact and through ingestion, and is absorbed through the foliage of the plants for complete protection. It can be mixed with water to create a spray solution and can be applied in combination with fungicides or fertilizers. This product is intended for use on outdoor residential ornamental plants only and should not be used on herbs, vegetables, fruit plants, lawns, or turf grass. One pint of concentrate can make up to 16 gallons of diluted spray, and it can be reapplied if needed after 7 to 10 days.