Bon-Neem by the Bonide Company
Liquid concentrate that mixes with water
This water based blend of potassium soaps derived from Indian Neem tree seed and other sources is a specially formulated concentrate spray that kills mites and insect pests on contact. Active Ingredients by Weight: Potassium Salts of Fatty Acids derived from Neem Seed oil, 25.00%; Inert Ingredients 75%
Bon Neem is effective on indoor and outdoor ornamental and food plants, shrubs, trees, foliage plants, flowers, home garden and greenhouse fruits, nuts and vegetables.
|Insects Controlled By Bon-Neem|
|lace bugs||leafhoppers||mealy bugs|
|psyllids||rose slugs||scale insects|
|sawfly larvae||spider mites||spittle bugs|
For use on Houseplants, such as ornamental foliage, flowering and food plants in homes, home greenhouses or interior plantscapes.
For use on Flowers, Bedding Plants and Perennials, such as those growing outdoors or around the home.
On Trees and Shrubs
For use on Woody Landscape Shrubs and Trees, including deciduous and evergreen species such as dogwood, crabapple, crape myrtle, lilac, holly and conifers.
On Fruits and Nuts
For use on Homegrown Fruits and Nuts, such as apples, blackberries, cherries, cranberries, English walnuts, grapes, grapefruit, lemons, melons, nectarines, oranges, peaches, pears, pecans, plums, raspberries, strawberries, and many Exotic, Semitropical or Tropical fruiting plants.
For use on Homegrown Vegetables, such as asparagus, beans, beets, broccoli, cabbage (and other cole crops), celery (and other leafy vegetables), cucumber (and other cucurbits), eggplant, herbs, lettuce, okra, peas, peppers, potatoes, radish, spices (various), spinach, squash and tomatoes.
Instructions for Use
To contact and kill most mite and insects pests, mix 2.5 ounces of concentrate in one gallon of water. 16 ounce bottle makes up to 5 gallons of usable product.
See the file Using Neem Insecticide for detailed information about using this product.
What to Avoid
Do NOT use on newly transplanted or drought stressed plants or on Bleeding Heart, Crown of Thorns, Gardenia, Horse Chestnut, Jade Plant, Japanese Maple, Lantana, Mountain Ash or Sweetpeas, or on the tender new growth of conifers. Product use may discolor foliage of spruce or other conifers.
Test a few inconspicuous leaves of Bald Cypress, Begonias, Camellias, Chrysanthemums, Cucurbits, Delicate Ferns, Eurphorbias, Fuchsias, Grape, Impatiens, Ivies, Palms, Peppers, Poinsettias, Narrow Leaf Evergreens, Schefflera and Succulents, and flowers of African Violet, Ageratum, Azalea, Begonia, Chrysanthemum, Dahlia, Geranium, Impatiens, Lily, Marigold, Pansy, Petunia, Salvia, Snapdragon, Vinca and Zinnia for sensitivity before application (or reapplication) to entire plant. If wilting of leaves or flowers occurs within a few hours, rinse test plants with clean water.
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