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E. Vinje

While we haven’t used Spinosad for controlling Codling Moth ourselves, it is listed on the Garden Insect Spray label. Monterey recommends applying it no more than six times per season with a minimum of ten days between applications. Please let us know how it works! Also, we’ve provided a link to our codling moth page in the Pest Problem Solver.



Note: Spinosad is a biological product that is SAFE for most beneficial insects, but toxic to bees exposed to treatment for 3 hours following application. Do not apply this pesticide to blooming, pollen-shedding or nectar-producing parts of plants if bees may forage on the plants during this time period.