Sevin SL

Also labelled for use in these areas:

Golf Course Management Lawn & Landscape

Sevin SL

Product Overview

Sevin carbaryl insecticides have been trusted for decades by golf course superintendents, arborists, lawn care operators, nursery professionals, and parks and recreation directors. Sevin SL provides effective broad-spectrum control of more than 130 turf and ornamental pests.

Key Benefits

A trusted insect pest management tool for more than 60 years

  • One of the broadest ranges of pest control insecticides ever developed in the industry, and maintained today when many older chemistries have been dropped
  • No resistance problems for any of the ornamental, tree and turf pests
  • Quick knockdown and substantial residual, permitting a wide window of application for most pests – this means the product can be used at first glance of a pest, preventing it from materializing as a problem
  • Formulated to bloom in the spray tank and provide uniform, superior spray deliver and spread on all kinds of leaf surfaces
  • Can be applied to herbaceous and woody plants including roses, flowers, other shrubs and evergreen

Use & Control

Annual bluegrass weevil, ants, armyworms, bagworms, box elder bugs, birch, boxwood and oak leafminers, chinch bugs, cutworms, European crane fly larvae, gypsy moth larvae, leafhoppers, Japanese beetles (adult), lace bugs, pine beetles, spittlebugs, sod webworms, tent caterpillars, white grubs 

Various adelgids, aphids, beetles, caterpillars, leafhoppers, leafminers, mealybugs, mites, moths, scale insects and dozens more


Can Sevin SL be used in the greenhouse?

Sevin SL is not approved for use in greenhouses.

Can Sevin SL be used on edible crops?

Sevin SL is approved for use on brassica leafy vegetable crops, fruiting vegetables, leafy vegetables, tree fruit crops and tree nut crops.

What is the re-entry interval (REI) when using Sevin SL?

The REI for Sevin SL is 12 hours.

What personal protective equipment (PPE) is required when using Sevin SL?

Long-sleeved shirt and long pants, shoes plus socks and waterproof gloves are required.*

*Additional PPE required for overhead exposure. See label for details.

How long will the effects last?

Sevin SL effects can last up to 4 weeks, depending on environmental conditions and the time of application. New plant growth will not be protected by the initial application.

Are there resistance issues with Sevin SL?

Even after 60 years in the market, there are no documented cases of resistance in ornamental crops.

Is Sevin SL systemic in the plant?

No, but Sevin SL has residual control for up to 4 weeks.

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