It contains the active ingredient ferric phosphate which naturally occurs in the environment. Ferric phosphate is transformed in the soil by micro-organisms into iron and phosphate and becomes part of the soil.
Sluggo Ultra blue pellet, with excellent anti-moulding properties. Highly efficacious against all relevant slug species, the bait technology used in Sluggo Ultra has a novel mode of action. Following consumption of the bait, feeding ceases immediately. It should be noted that no excessive slime secretions will be evident either on or around the crop. As slugs usually retreat underground to die, there will not be any evidence of dead slugs.
- additional rainfastness.
- greater resilience to mould growth.
- key advantages of ferric phosphate is its proven ability to kill young juvenile slugs because they find it so palatable. Juvenile slugs are capable of causing more damage than their adult counterparts on a weight for weight basis.
- approved for use in organic production.
Safe for pets and children and harmless to birds, earthworms, hedgehogs, bees and other common garden creatures. The 'Ultra' pellets are twice the strength of ordinary slug pellets and cover twice the area. To use, scatter pellets thinly around the base of plants.They are best if scattered early evening. Rain is not a problem - slugs prefer the pellets wet and the pellets will remain effective. Suitable for organic gardening and for use on all plants, including fruit and vegetables. 650g packet, suitable for 260 sq metres