Initiator Systemic Plant Insecticide and Fertiliser

Initiator logo A combination of the systemic insecticide imidacloprid with a slow release fertiliser for use in the improvement of establishment of eucalypt trees, Azaleas, Lillypillies, Magnolias, Potted Palms, Roses by providing growth enhancement and long term protection against insect damage. Labelled for use against: African black beetle, Chrysomelid leaf beetle, Psylid, Gum tree scale, Heteronyx spring beetle, Aphid, Mealybug, Scale, Azalea lace bug. Visit www.environmentalscience.bayer.com.au to download label and SDS.


A combination of the systemic insecticide imidacloprid with a slow release fertiliser for use in the improvement of establishment of eucalypt trees, Azaleas, Lillypillies, Magnolias, Potted Palms, Roses by providing growth enhancement and long term protection against insect damage. Labelled for use against: African black beetle, Chrysomelid leaf beetle, Psylid, Gum tree scale, Heteronyx spring beetle, Aphid, Mealybug, Scale, Azalea lace bug.

Provides both enhanced growth as well as long term insect protection
Has been shown to protects eucalypt trees against the damage caused by various insects for up to 18 months. Has also been shown to provide extended protection against other pests of ornamental plants.
Can be used in sensitive areas (eg. buffer zones adjacent to water ways) where spraying is not possible
One application has the same effect as multiple foliar sprays
High level of safety to operator (no mixing or measuring required)
Slow release formulation minimises risk of leaching in the soil