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Ardent 500 SC

A highly effective fungicide for the control of powdery mildew and rust on roses and carnations.


General Info

Ardent 500 SC is a suspension concentrate contact and translaminar fungicide for the control of powdery mildew on roses and rusts on carnations.


For more information – Contact Robert Wachira at

+254 713 463 937



Application Advice

Application Rates

Crop Disease Application Rate
Roses Powdery mildew 500ml/Ha, 50ml/100L water, 10ml/20L of water
Carnations Rust 500ml/Ha, 50ml/100L water, 10ml/20L of water

Preparation of Spray Mixture and Application Technique

Fill the spray tank with half amount of water. Add the required amount of Ardent 500 SC, then fill the water to the required level and mix or agitate thoroughly to uniformity. Ensure that the spray mixture is used the same day.

Ensure good coverage of the crop canopy by using a spray volume of 1000L per Ha.

Application Timing

Start applying Ardent 500 SC when the first signs of diseases infestation appear or when weather condition favor disease development. Spray Ardent 500 SC regularly at 7 to 14 days interval depending on intensity of shoot growth and susceptibility of the variety.

Resistance Management

Ardent 500 SC should always be applied as a preventive treatment. Not less than two or more than three consecutive applications must be done in a block application in any crop per season.


Re-entry period is 6 hours.

Ardent 500 SC is toxic to fish and other aquatic organisms. It is harmful to birds, animals and relatively non-toxic to bees. Keep livestock and wildlife out of treated areas.

To learn more safety precautions and first aid instructions concerning the application of Ardent 500 SC read the downloaded label.