Lime Sulphur

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Product Description

A standard fungicide solution – also used for the control of scale insects on peaches, erinose mite on vines and various mites on citrus. Ideal to prevent over wintering of common pests and fungi. May be used on deciduous and evergreens. The Japanese have been using lime sulphur for decades and still use it as it is highly effective.

Controls the following:

  • Anthracnose
  • Mealy Bug
  • Mites
  • Powdery Mildew
  • Scale
  • Wooly aphids

See this page for more information about the problems listed above and how to identify them.

Only use product as indicated in product pamphlet. You can apply lime sulphur using the following spraying systems.

Deadwood preservation on bonsai

Lime sulphur has long been used to preserve deadwood on bonsai trees. The result of using undiluted lime sulphur is a bleached, white appearance of deadwood commonly seen on juniper species. If you prefer a less stark result, add a little black ink. This treatment should be applied at least annually for the best results; after first thoroughly cleaning the deadwood (The wood should be slightly moist when applying the lime sulphur).

Suggested application rates*

Dilute at a ratio of 1:10 - 1:20 (Lime sulphur:water).

Apply to trees during dormancy only and on a fairly warm day (+-20 deg).

Ensure you thoroughly wet the needles, branches and trunk. Lime sulphur dripping onto the soil is ok, however do not immerse the roots in the treatment.

No wetting agent is needed.

Active Ingredients

Polysulphide Sulphur 320 g/l

Registration Holder

Delta Chemical (Pty) Ltd / (Edms) Bpk
Reg. No.: 86/01984/07

*For reference purposes only and not a substitute for reading the manufacturers insert.

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