Bonide Insecticidal Soap

Bonide Insecticidal Soap uses natural fatty acids to kill insects on houseplants, fruits, vegetables, and ornamentals. This product can be used in homes, in greenhouses, or outdoors. It kills soft-bodied insects like aphids, mealybugs, leafhoppers, whitefly, and larvae.

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How to Use & When to Apply:

Shake the bottle well before applying. Insecticidal soap works through direct contact, so spray visible insects and wet leaves and stems thoroughly, including undersides of leaves. 

Use weekly or bi-weekly as needed. Avoid use on new seedlings, transplants, and blooms, and avoid using in full sun.

Pros to Using Bonide Insecticidal Soap

  • Kills very wide range of insect pests without harming beneficial insects
  • Easy to use and apply (comes in a ready-to-use spray bottle)
  • Low environmental impact—no toxic residue
  • Approved for indoor use

Cons to Using Bonide Insecticidal Soap

  • May not be strong enough to kill some insects
  • May need repeated applications because it only works on contact

Available Sizes:

Bonide Insecticidal Soap 8-ounce spray

The 8-ounce ready-to-use spray is a convenient size for controlling insect pests on houseplants or patio containers.

Helpful Link: How to Use Pesticides in Their Various Forms

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