This time of year we see the recommendation to spray dormant oil to control
insects on everything from fruit trees to lilacs. But is it just any oil sprayed when
Stressed trees are more likely to become damaged when treated with dormant oil
. Furthermore, only apply the oil spray when the fruit tree is dry. Moisture or ...
One effective method of protecting fruit trees from overwintering pests and their
eggs is spraying dormant oil in late winter or early spring.
suffocating layer of oil. A second type of dormant spray material is liquid lime-
sulfur. It is considered a natural product, and is used mainly on small fruit (grapes
Fruit trees posed a unique problem because they were so pest prone and yet you couldn’t just spray
with any insecticide, because it’s an edible product, and you couldn’t kill off all the insects, because you needed the good guys for pollination or there would be no crop... More »
3-in-1 product provides protection against insects, mites & diseases listed on this
label. ALL SEASONS® HORTICULTURAL AND DORMANT SPRAY OIL is a ...
The spray which should be used is referred to and sold under many brand names
as dormant oil or scale emulsion. These are highly refined oils (not motor oils!) ...
Jan 2, 2015 ... In late winter, your fruit trees may be dormant but your chores in the yard aren't.
Late winter and early spring means it's time to apply dormant oil ...
Jul 15, 2011 ... Ken talks about dormant oil sprays and how to use them effectively. He explains
why timing is critical when you are battling tree pests.
Jan 3, 2014 ... Elmer, Chief Production Officer at Stark Bro's, demonstrates how to apply
Dormant Spray Oil in this quick, how-to video. The best time to spray ...