How Pyrethrum 5EC Works:
Pyrethrum is a naturally-derived, professional-grade pesticide which attacks the nervous system of a wide spectrum of pest insects. Pyrethrum 5EC kills aphids, fruit flies, fungus gnats, greenfly, spider mites, ticks, tobacco beetles, whitefly, blackfly, springtails, moths and many other garden pests.
Pyrethrum 5EC is registered as suitable for organic and non-organic farming as it kills pests quickly, leaves no toxic residue and edible food crops can be safely harvested only 24 hours after application. Pyrethrum 5EC is a natural insecticide made from dried Chrysanthemum flowers and it is registered as suitable for both organic and non-organic farming.
Using Pyrethrum 5EC:
Pyrethrum 5EC is suitable for use on plants in any type of grow system and in any kind of growing medium. Mix 4ml of Pyrethrum 5EC into 1 litre of water and stir thoroughly. Pyrethrum 5EC is an irritant and suitable protective clothing and eye protection should be worn whilst handling and using it.
Keep Pyrethrum 5EC away from pets, children and persons not wearing protective clothing. Pyrethrum 5EC is also harmful to aquatic life and should not be used near ponds or aquariums. For this reason, Pyrethrum 5EC is labelled as being dangerous for the environment. However, as long as the above precautions are taken, no problems should be encountered.
- Easy to use
- Safe for use on food crops
- Naturally derived insecticide
- Leaves no toxic residue
- Kills almost all garden pests
- Can be used in any grow-system with any substrate
- Edible crops can be harvested after only 24 hours