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CoreTect Tree and Shrub Tablets

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CoreTect Tree and Shrub Tablets

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Product Overview

CoreTect® Tree and Shrub Tablets contain the active ingredient found in Merit, the world’s No. 1 tree and shrub insecticide, plus fertilizer. This product can be used when planting, or on established plants for controlled-release and long-residual systemic insect control. The tablets’ health-promoting properties also make plants stronger, healthier and more resistant to environmental stress.

Key Benefits

Up to one year of powerful systemic insect control – plus health benefits

  • Simple application – put the tablet into the soil and go
  • For use on new and established residential and commercial ornamental trees and shrubs
  • Provides outstanding residual control of 16 leading pests
  • Controlled release ensures active ingredient is available over a long duration of time
  • Each tablet contains a 12-9-4 fertilizer plus micronutrients that deliver valuable nourishment over time

Use & Control

Adelgids, aphids, Japanese beetles (adults), flatheaded borers, lace bugs, leaf beetles, leafminers, leafhoppers, mealybugs, pine tip moth larvae, psyllids, roundheaded borers, royal palm bugs, sawfly larvae, soft scales, whiteflies


Where can CoreTect be applied?

CoreTect can be applied to trees and shrubs in nurseries and greenhouses.

When should CoreTect tablets be applied?

CoreTect tablets can be applied anytime. The most efficient method is to incorporate them during initial potting or shifting up to a larger container.

What is the re-entry interval (REI) when using CoreTect?

The REI for CoreTect is 12 hours.

What personal protective equipment (PPE) is required when using CoreTect?

Long-sleeved shirt and long pants, shoes plus socks and chemical-resistant gloves are required.

How quickly does CoreTect work?

It can take CoreTect up to one month to move systemically into a plant, depending on plant size and environmental conditions.

How long will the insecticidal effects last?

CoreTect will remain effective for up to one year after application.

How is CoreTect applied?

The tablet(s) should be placed 1-4" deep in the growing media and at least 2" from the outside edge of the container.

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