Beat-A-Bug Naturally Based Insect Spray

Beat-A-Bug Naturally Based Insect Spray

Richgro Beat-A-Bug Naturally Based Insect Spray is made of natural ingredients and is suitable for use of all around the garden and in vegetable gardens.

Available in: 750ml RTU, 1 L RTU, 3 L RTU, 500 ml Concentrate

Our natural insect spray kills and repels all your garden insect pests including ants, aphids, caterpillars, cockroaches, earwigs, leafhoppers, whitefly and thrips. An effective bug spray, it also gives your plants a boost of natural nutrients at the site of pest attack for improved resistance.

An effective and natural way to control everything from earwigs to aphids, simply spray on your crops at least one day before harvest for effective protection from all kinds of pests. Simply spray the plant, covering all surfaces and re-apply when necessary (roughly between two and three weeks). Edible plants will be ready for picking in 24 hours, making it ideal for both private veggie patches and commercial farming operations.

It’s two in one operation kills pest on contact within five hours of application, and provides long-lasting insect repellence, ensuring that even if you’re already battling with pests, you won’t be for much longer. The fish fertiliser augments your existing fertilising program, giving plants a quick boost to protect against pest attacks. Protect and strengthen your plants with help from Beat-A-Bug and Richgro.


  • Natural garlic and chilli
  • With organic plant food
  • Safe to use on edible crops


Ready-to-use formula – Actives: 7.5g/L Garlic, 2g/L Chilli, 0.3g/L Pyrethrins, 1.2g/L Piperonyl Butoxide

Concentrate formula – Actives: 150g/L Garlic, 40g/L Chilli, 4g/L Pyrethrins, 16g/L Piperonyl Butoxide


Ready-to-Use Formula:

Plants to feed and pest to treat:

PLANTS: Flowering plants Vegetables Ornamentals Fruit trees

PESTS: Ants, Aphids (rose, cabbage and others) Cabbage moth, caterpillars, earwigs, white fly, thrip, leap, leafhoppers and other pests

HOW TO USE: Shake well. Spray plant thoroughly covering all plant surfaces, including underside of leaves Re-apply when necessary (as a guide, every 2-3 weeks)

WITHHOLDING PERIOD: Do not pick edible plants for one day after spraying. Wash plant thoroughly before eating.

Concentrate Formula:

PLANTS: Fruit trees
Vegetables (except capsicums and lettuces)
Cut flowers
Nursery plants
Greenhouse and glasshouse crops

PESTS: Black citrus aphid, Rose aphid, Cabbage aphid, Green peach aphid, Cabbage white butterfly, Pear and cherry slug, Rutherglen bug, Greenhouse white fly.
RATE: Mix 10 mL per 800 mL of water. Spray to thoroughly wet all foliage.

PESTS: Lightbrown apple moth ,Plague thrips, Large bodied caterpillars eg. Grapevine moth, Native budworm
Mix 20 mL per 800 mL of water. Spray to thoroughly wet all foliage.

Shake container well before opening.
Dilute according to rate column.
If plant is delicate or a seedling, spray a small area to test for any discolouration.
Spray crops at the first sign of insect attack ensuring complete spray coverage of foliage.
Re-apply when necessary (as a guide every 2-3 weeks).


Avoid using in windy conditions, direct sunlight, on open flowers and where bees are foraging. We recommend to read the full label carefully prior to application.

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Note: Guide only. Refer to pack for usage rates.