12 Month Tree & Shrub Insect Control Landscape Formula

Can too much rain impact the efficacy of Bayer Advanced™ 12 Month Tree & Shrub Insect Control Landscape Formula?

No! After Bayer Advanced 12 Month Tree & Shrub Insect Control Landscape Formula is applied, too much rain will not reduce efficacy, and the systemic action can’t be washed off.

Does the size of the tree make a difference?

Yes! The use rate is 1 ounce of the product per 1 inch of distance around the tree trunk (circumference).

How long does Bayer Advanced™ 12 Month Tree & Shrub Insect Control Landscape Formula work?

A single application of this product provides season-long systemic, 12 months of residual control of insect pests on trees and shrubs.

Can I apply Bayer Advanced™ 12 Month Tree & Shrub Insect Control Landscape Formula to my fruit trees?

Bayer Advanced 12 Month Tree & Shrub Insect Control Landscape Formula is registered and labeled for use around the following fruit and nut trees: apple, crabapple, loquat, mayhew, oriental pear, pear, pecan and quince.

Can I use Bayer Advanced™ 12 Month Tree & Shrub Insect Control Landscape Formula on rose bushes?

Yes, put 3 ounces of Bayer Advanced 12 Month Tree & Shrub Insect Control Landscape Formula per 1 foot of height into 1 gallon of water, and pour around the base of the plant.

Can I pour Bayer Advanced™ 12 Month Tree & Shrub Insect Control Landscape Formula over my shrubs and get foliar protection?

  • No, as stated on the product label, it must be poured around the base of the plant.
  • Please be sure to always read and follow all label instructions carefully.

Can Bayer Advanced™ 12 Month Tree & Shrub Insect Control Landscape Formula be used on flowers, perennials and ground covers?

  • No. Bayer Advanced 12 Month Tree & Shrub Insect Control Landscape Formula is not labeled for these types of applications.
  • Please be sure to always read and follow all label instructions carefully.

How do you apply Bayer Advanced™ 12 Month Tree & Shrub Insect Control Landscape Formula?

  • For trees, mix 1 ounces per 1 inch of distance around the tree (circumference), and place this amount in 1 gallon of water. Pour this solution on the soil around the base of the tree or shrub.
  • For shrubs, use 3 ounces per 1 foot of height mixed in 1 gallon of water. Pour this solution on the soil around the base of the tree or shrub.
  • For example:
    • If a tree measures 20 inches around, then mix 20 ounces of Bayer Advanced 12 Month Tree & Shrub Insect Control Landscape Formula in 1 gallon of water and pour around the base of the tree.
    • If you have a 2-foot azalea, then mix 6 ounces of Bayer Advanced 12 Month Tree & Shrub Insect Control Landscape Formula in 1 gallon of water and pour on the soil around the base of the plant.

When is the best time of the year to apply Bayer Advanced™ 12 Month Tree & Shrub Insect Control Landscape Formula?

  • This product can be applied anytime during the growing season. Fall applications may be most appropriate for early spring pests such as birch leafminers, aphids, etc.
  • For pests that occur later in the season, late fall or early spring applications are effective.
  • Do NOT apply this product when the ground is frozen or waterlogged. If the ground is frozen or waterlogged, the material cannot soak into the ground and get to the roots.

I have a Hemlock tree. When do I apply Bayer Advanced™ 12 Month Tree & Shrub Insect Control Landscape Formula?

Soil treatments should be made when the soil is moist and not frozen or waterlogged. Fall to early winter (late August to early December) and spring to early summer (mid-March to mid-June) are optimal periods for making soil applications for the hemlock woolly adelgid.

What insects are controlled by Bayer Advanced™ 12 Month Tree & Shrub Insect Control Landscape Formula?

If used according to label instructions, this product will effectively control a number of insects. Please refer to the product label for more information.

Will Bayer Advanced™ 12 Month Tree & Shrub Insect Control Landscape Formula still work even though the ground is still frozen?

Bayer Advanced 12 Month Tree & Shrub Insect Control Landscape Formula should not be applied if the ground is frozen.

Can Bayer Advanced™ 12 Month Tree & Shrub Insect Control Landscape Formula be used in containers?

Yes, refer to the products label for directions on applying Bayer Advanced 12 Month Tree & Shrub Insect Control Landscape Formula to containerized plants.