Sentinel 2G 5kg Granular Lawn Insecticide


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Sentinel Lawn Insecticide is a granular insecticide that contains a fast knockdown for many pests, including African Black Beetle Adults, Lawn Armyworm and Black Ants, as well as other insects.

When and how to use it

When should I use it?

Sentinel Granular Insecticide targets common lawn insects like African Black Beetle adults and Lawn Armyworm. It does not leave a long residual in the soil so it’s important to make the application when you have identified pests as present.

How do I use it?

For African Black Beetle Adults it’s as simple as adding using a spreader to apply 1.8kg to 100m2. Follow up with 4mm of irrigation immediately after spreading.

What's in it?

What’s in it?

The product contains the active ingredient Bifenthrin.

The technical stuff
It’s important to note this only works on the adults of the African Black Beetle and not the larvae.

If you have any other technical questions please send us a message.

Q & A

How do I get the best results?

A nice even coverage of the lawn is critical. The product is best applied when insects are visible or just before dusk as the pest will come out at night and crawl through the insecticide.

How much water should I apply to water in?

Watering is required to get the product into the thatch layer, this will require 4mm.

How do I determine 4mm of irrigation?
Use a sprinkler to water in the product and place an empty tuna can on the lawn, once it fills up 4mm in height then you have applied the right amount.

Is this safe for all turf types?


How long before I see results?

Sentinel Granular Insecticide is a fast knockdown of surface dwelling pests and it’s recommend to apply at dusk, by the morning you should see dead insects.

Is it safe for kids and pets?

The product is not safe for kids and animals. Be sure to keep kids and animals off the lawn for several days after application.

Do I need to do anything else to keep my lawn looking good?

There’s a whole range of things you can do, the basics start with fertilising, weed control and insect protection. We have a great calendar and some great packs that help you solve all those problems in one go.

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