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Ferti-Lome Spinosad Fire Ant Killer eliminates fire ant colonies by getting to the heart of the problem, which is the queen. This fire ant killer is taken back into the nest as food for the colony, and distributed among the ants. Within 3 to 14 days after treatment, the colony is usually eliminated, including the queen. Packaging may vary.
This product can be used as part of the Texas Two Step Organic Method of fire ant control
. You might also be interested in our 1 gallon Orange Guard jug
or our 32 oz bottles of Orange Guard
.Please note that this product does not mention the term "organic" on the label
. However, this Ferti-lome product has the same active ingredient as our popular Organic Natural Fire Ant Killer.
Both products contain the same 0.015% of the active ingredient Spinosad, and 99.985 percent "other ingredients," which typically means the "bait" part of the product that convinces the ants to carry it back to the nest.
Come and Get It Fire Ant Killer contains the patented Spinosad, which is a biological control that works as a bait. Spinosad is a naturally occurring soil organism derived from the fermentation of Saccropolyspora spinosa. Spinosad is classified as an organic substance by the National Organic Standards Board.Fire Ant Killer Product Information and Benefits:Contains Spinosad, a patented biological agent derived from the fermentation of Saccropolyspora spinosa.
Shaker contains 16 ounces (1 lb), or enough for 22 mounds or up to 10,000 square feet.
No watering in needed. Just sprinkle bait evenly over and around each mound in a 2 ft diameter circle.
SPINOSAD FIRE ANT KILLER APPLICATION RATES:
Use about 4 tablespoons for mounds that are less than 15" in diameter. Use 4 to 6 tablespoons for mounds that are greater than 15" in diameter. Distribute as evenly as possible, and pick a weekend with no rain in the forecast. If it rains 12 hours or less after application, then reapplication might be necessary.