A familiar problem for most homeowners, fruit flies are commonly spotted swarming around kitchen fruit bowls and near garbage storage areas. Don’t let these annoying pests get the best of you — get rid of them with our fast-acting fruit fly apple trap.
The TERRO® Fruit Fly Traps lure adult fruit flies into the trap using a non-toxic, food-based liquid lure. Once the flies enter the trap, they cannot escape to continue breeding and multiplying. And better yet, gone are the days of unsightly traps — this attractive, apple-shaped fruit fly trap looks right at home in any kitchen.
How to Trap Fruit Flies
All stages of a fruit fly infestation depend on moist organic debris to complete the fruit fly life cycle. The non-toxic vinegar found in the fruit fly apple trap lures the flies to the traps and eliminates the infestation. Within a few days of placing the trap near a breeding source, you should see a significant decrease in the number of fruit flies — and might find yourself humming, “Shoo fly, don’t bother me.”
Easy Activation: Simple as 1-2-3
You won’t find an easier trap to use. Activate the fruit fly apple trap by pulling the leaf-like lid off the base of the trap and exposing the vapor chamber. Empty the liquid lure into the fruit fly trap, keeping the lid open while the trap is in use. Place the trap in an area where fruit flies have been seen and where it won’t be disturbed or tipped over.
Locate Breeding Areas
The key to successful elimination of fruit flies is to locate their breeding source and place a TERRO® Fruit Fly Trap nearby. Fruit flies are commonly spotted swarming around kitchen fruit bowls and near garbage storage areas. Place fruit fly traps behind or under kitchen counters, sinks, dishwashers, near unrefrigerated fruits and vegetables, and any other location where fruit is stored.
View video for tips on how to easily and effectively eliminate fruit flies with a TERRO® Fruit Fly Trap:
Protected by US Patent No. D650 882
- Safely and quickly eliminates fruit flies; flies that enter the trap cannot escape to continue breeding and multiplying
- Attractive, apple-shaped trap looks great in any kitchen
What’s in the Box
- 2- fruit fly traps
- 2- containers of liquid lure
- .50 fl oz container liquid-based lure
- Contains sodium lauryl sulfate (0.08%), vinegar (5.0%) and water (94.92%)
Disclaimer: Terro.com does not endorse any information contained in product reviews. Please follow all label instructions for your specific use.TERRO® Fruit Fly Trap - 2 Pack is rated out of 5 by 48.Rated 5 out of 5 by Terry the grump from No more Fruit Flies!! The miniature apple container is cute and attractive - it fits in anywhere. While this is good, the best thing is that there are no more fruit flies in our house. They were driving us crazy, but no more! This REALLY works!! Buy it - you won't be sorry.Date published: 2016-11-22Rated 5 out of 5 by TRAPER from Works Great I bought one at the beginning of the summer as I have a lot of fruit around and was so pleasedDate published: 2016-11-14Rated 5 out of 5 by sirbailey5566 from works great !!! I have not seen a fruit fly since a few days after putting this little thing out.Date published: 2016-11-12Rated 5 out of 5 by Meagmom from Works the best! I have tried home remedies and other insect traps and this fruit fly trap works the best, even after a few weeks on the counter.Date published: 2016-11-11Rated 5 out of 5 by Crooked Creek from Fruit Fly Trap I have a garden and sometimes get a few to many Fruit Flys. When this happens I just open my little Fruit Fly container from Terro and before you know it they all are attracted to the non toxic plastic peach is what i call it. Thanks TerroDate published: 2016-10-28Rated 5 out of 5 by phyllisg from Last ORANGE TREE TERRO® Fruit Fly Trap I have the only healthy orange tree on my neighborhood. TERRO® Fruit Fly Trap worked to save my tree.Date published: 2016-10-28Rated 5 out of 5 by Terry the grump from MORE than I'd hoped for!! This trap works! Fruit fly population at my house has decreased dramatically!! The trap is a small attractive plastic apple, with a lid that can snap closed. There is a window to check the level of the fluid. I recommend that you discard the dropper tip on the bottles of fluid - it's easier to pour the fluid instead of squirting it into the apple. You need at least six - I've put them in every room where the little buggers have been making my life miserable. AND, you can refill these cute little apples! Buy these guys - you won't be sorry!Date published: 2016-10-22Rated 5 out of 5 by Big Mac from At Work and at Home if it flies it Dies I discovered this product at work where we had a fruit fly problem, around the common trash cans and the kitchen area. Not more I have since one of the critters in weeks. I bought this for home as well. You never know what's going to follow you home from the grocery store. That's not a worry now.Date published: 2016-10-14
I have bought two and I have had them open for several days. How long does it take to catch them bc so far they just like to hang out on the container and I don't see a drastic change in the fruit fly population. It's seems I'm seeing more.It has been a week and they are multiplying all hanging out on apple but no one inside trapped. Mine is not working.Date published: 2016-11-22
DO YOU SELL ONLY THE LIQUID PAIT FOR FRUIT FLY TRAPSThe Terro Fruit Fly Trap was designed to be a disposable product and we do not have refills available.Date published: 2016-11-11
Will this also kill gnats? I can't tell if I have gnats or fruit flies.This trap is designed for use against fruit flies only.Date published: 2016-11-11
I AM INSANE WITH GNATS, IS THIS THE GOOD THING TO USE? I FIND MOST IN MY BATHROOM, ETC.This trap is designed for use against fruit flies only.Date published: 2016-11-11
Is there a shelf life for the product if it is unopened?The shelf life of an unopened trap is one year.Date published: 2016-11-03
does trap work for knats also?This product is designed to attract and catch fruit flies only. We do not recommend its use for gnats or other flies.Date published: 2016-11-03
If the red liquid spills on pets, is it harmful?We recommend keeping this product out of reach of children and pets. If some of the liquid were to spill onto skin, wash the skin with soap and water to avoid irritation.Date published: 2016-11-03
Does the liquid stain clothing if spilled?This liquid may stain certain surfaces or fabrics.Date published: 2016-08-06
- All About
Fruit flies are commonly found in homes, grocery stores and restaurants; anywhere food may be rotting and fermenting. Most noticeable summer through fall, fruit flies can be a nuisance year-round.
As the name implies, fruit flies are attracted to fruits, as well as vegetables, sitting out on store shelves, in bowls in kitchens and ripening in the garden.
How do the TERRO Fruit Fly Traps work to control fruit fly invasionsAll stages of a fruit fly infestation depend on moist organic debris to complete the fruit fly life cycle. The non-toxic, food based liquid in the TERRO Fruit Fly Trap lures adult flies into the traps. Once the flies enter the trap, they cannot escape to continue breeding and multiplying.
The insects swarming around my house aren’t attracted to the TERRO Fruit Fly Trap I just purchased. Can you explain why?Often a gnat, drain fly or other type of nuisance fly invasion is mistaken for a fruit fly invasion. As their name suggest, fruit flies are attracted to fruit - they’re small, winged insects typically found around ripe produce in your kitchen, near garbage cans and open bottles of wine.
To determine what type of infestation you’re dealing with, simply place a TERRO Fruit Fly trap near the area where the insects are swarming. If the flies aren’t attracted to the lure, you’re most likely not dealing with a fruit fly invasion.