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Kiwicare Organic Caterpillar BioControl

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  • Organic control of caterpillars on fruit, vegetables, ornamentals and lawns.
  • Does not affect plants or beneficial insects.
  • No withholding period.
  • BioGro® Certified Organic for use in organic gardening.
  • Easy to use; 4 pre measured sachets, each making 5 Litres.

Dilution rate - 1 sachet (2.5g) per 5 litres of clean water. (Each box contains 4 sachets)


Spray into foliage until run off occurs, making sure to spray leaves on both the upper and lower surfaces as complete coverage is required for effective control. Best applied in the evening. Can be used all year round but especially effective if applied when caterpillars are young. Do not use when rain is forecast within 8 hours.


Organic Caterpillar BioControl - The active ingredient in this product is Btk (Bacillus thuringiensis kurstaki) which is a naturally occurring soil bacterium. When ingested by the larvae of insects (caterpillars) it is activated in the caterpillar's alkaline gut where it produces a toxin that is lethal to the caterpillar. In the acid guts of other animals it is destroyed and is totally harmless. Btk is both safe, with no withholding period on crops, and highly effective.


Porina Caterpillarin Lawns


Dilute as above and apply to affected areas of lawns. Re-apply at 7 day intervals or as required.



Plants ordered on Thursday and Friday will be dispatched on the following Monday to avoid dehydration over the weekend. Our standard shipping times are 2 days for South Island and 3 days for North Island, allow an extra day for rural delivery  *Once the package is with the courier. Please note that all our plants are shipped from our Christchurch base.

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