DiPel 2X DF – Ornamental

Biological Insecticide

DiPel® 2X DF, a leading biological insecticide in the world, provides growers with a high potency resistance management tool for proven control of Lepidoptera pests. Plus, DiPel is approved for organic production and safe to beneficial insects.

Technical Information

Active ingredients: Bacillus thuringiensis (57%) (var. kurstaki)
Formulation: Dry flowable (wettable granule)
Chemical family: biological (B.t. strain ABTS-351)
Packaging: 24 x 0.5 kg case, 5 kg bag
Rainfast: Avoid application when heavy rainfall is forecast
Surfactant needed: No (surfactant recommended for hard-to-wet foliage)
PCP number: 26508
IRAC number: 11

Key Uses

  • Outdoor and greenhouse grown ornamentals and shade trees


  • Most potent Bt insecticide on the market and unique mode of action making it an excellent tool for managing resistance

  • Immediately deters insects from feeding — death occurs within 1–3 days

  • Dry flowable formulation is convenient, easy to handle, and highly tank mixable

  • Not harmful to bees or beneficial insects making it a great tool for spring feeding caterpillars

  • Zero pre-harvest interval (PHI) and no re-entry interval (REI), safe for humans

General Usage Information

Greenhouse CropInsects ControlledApplication Rates
Greenhouse ornamentals and herbsDuponchella fovealls

625 g/1000 L

RosesOmnivorous leafroller

250 g/400 L

ChrysanthemumsCabbage looper

125–250 g/400 L

Ornamental and shade treesSpruce budworm, Gypsy moth, Bagworm

125–250 g/400 L

Ornamental and shade treesSpring and fall cankerworm, Fall webworm

125 g/400 L

Ornamental and shade treesElm spanworm

250 g/400 L

Ornamental and shade treesTent caterpillar

65–125 g/400 L

Sea buckthornGypsy moth

125–250 g/400 L