Siesta® Insecticide Fire Ant Bait

Siesta insecticide fire ant bait is an improved baiting formulation that provides ornamental growers with fast, long-lasting control of native and red imported fire ants.

Key Features and Benefits

  • Non-repellent, with a novel mode of action
  • Eliminates the queen and the entire colony
  • Rapid cessation of feeding leads to colony collapse in three days
  • Listed on USDA APHIS for nursery stock RIFA quarantine certification

Insects Controlled

  • Native and red imported fire ants

Use Sites

Ornamental sites: Non-cropland areas:Turf sites:
  • Outdoor nurseries (field and container)
  • Soil around bearing and non-bearing fruit or nut trees
  • Airports
  • Cemeteries
  • Parks
  • School and picnic grounds
  • Recreational areas
  • Roadside areas
  • Athletic fields
  • Commercial grounds
  • Golf courses
  • Lawns
  • Landscaped areas
  • Sod farms

General Information

Always read and follow label directions.

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