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Ortho Orthene Fire Ant Killer 12oz

Ortho Orthene Fire Ant Killer 12oz - image 1 of 1
$7.99

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Ortho® Orthene® Fire Ant Killer1 kills the queen and destroys the mound. Watering-in is not necessary. Use it as a mound treatment for home lawns and around ornamental plants (including flowers, shrubs, and trees). Try not to disturb the mounds while treating. This product can be used along with Ortho® Fire Ant Killer Broadcast Granules as part of the Fire Ant 2-Step Program. Ortho® Orthene® Fire Ant Killer1 is guaranteed to kill-or your money back.
Dimensions (Overall): 9.75 inches (H) x 4.13 inches (W)
Product Warning: Avoid contact with skin
Material: Plastic
Capacity (Volume): .09 gallon
Used For: Ants
Indoor/Outdoor: Outdoor
Treats and/or Prevents Against: Ant
Repels By: Touch
Assembly details: No assembly required
Coverage Area: 54 Mounds
Application Type: Granules
Warranty: No applicable warranty
TCIN: 13983446
UPC: 071549028220
Item Number (DPCI): 084-16-0101

most recent reviews

Can't Sprinkle From Package

(would not recommend)
2 out of 5 stars
ToddlerNC11 months ago
The powder is fine ... but what am I supposed to spread it on the mounds with? Am I supposed to try and pour it on the mounds with that huge 3" round opening? I used a spoon for a while but that just sucks and is messy. There should just be a standard spin top with a sprinkle or pour option.  see moreof ToddlerNC's review
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    Best product on the market

    (would recommend)
    5 out of 5 stars
    Jett1 year ago
    I live in North Texas on an acre lot without curbs and gutters, so every rain brings new colonies washing in from neighboring yards. Once the rains stop and colonies can be seen, I apply Orthene and the mounds are typically dead in 1-2 days with no follow up required. The only problem I have is find...  see moreof Jett's review
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      THE BEST FIRE ANT KILLER BAR NONE!

      (would recommend)
      5 out of 5 stars
      Yapper1 year ago
      We live in the Arizona high desert and we have fire ants here... and they were spreading like crazy. We tried literally everything until we tried this, none of it worked. First time out Ortho Orthene worked amazingly and FAST! Sprinkle it and it's done! It also works great on black ants here too. Th...  see moreof Yapper's review
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        Totally Confused

        (would recommend)
        3 out of 5 stars
        ArtProf1 year ago
        I am 76 years old and I have fought fire ants for years. Someone recommended the Orthene Fire Ant killer. I applied on one bed and another bed 10 feet away under the same circumstances. Next day I was shocked to see what amounted to about 1/2 cup of dead fire ants lying in a pile on bed A. I stirred...  see moreof ArtProf's review
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          Excellent Product - One Question

          (would recommend)
          5 out of 5 stars
          vincepage2 years ago
          Ortho Orthene is the best product to use on our ants in Texas, but we've had a lot of rain / fog / heavy dew this year, and I was just wondering what happens to the effectiveness of this product in those conditions. I try to apply between rains, but inevitably subsequent mornings have heavy dew and/...  see moreof vincepage's review
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            Misleading Quantity in Container

            (would not recommend)
            1 out of 5 stars
            GMan362 years ago
            Opened the container and found that it was filled up to about 1/3 of the bottle container. This is outright misleading! I'll never buy this product again nor purchase any Ortho products in the future. Yes, it gives the weight of the product but how many people are going to weigh it to make sure. You...  see moreof GMan36's review
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              works great

              (would recommend)
              5 out of 5 stars
              papae562 years ago
              Use ortho all the time. As the hills come back the ants seem to get smaller and smaller. I think it messes with their genes. Any body else notice this?  see moreof papae56's review
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                This powder really works!

                (would recommend)
                5 out of 5 stars
                Misha2 years ago
                Not only does it work on the mound, but I use it along the base of my house and the perimeter of my property and it works to keep ants and other pests from crossing the line! Wish there was a little more in each container for the price, but it is effective. Smells like rotting cabbage, so watch wher...  see moreof Misha's review
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