PestOil

PestOil

Controls citrus leaf miner, scales, mites, mealybug, aphids and white fly on citrus, grapes, fruit trees, roses and ornamentals.

Overview

Features

  • Premium patented formula
  • Contains special formulation to include UV inhibitors which reduce potential leaf burn during hot weather
  • Australia’s No. 1 home garden spraying oil
  • Low toxic
  • Highly effective
  • Petroleum oil works by smothering the insects
  • Ideal for controlling citrus leaf miner and as a winter clean up spray for scale and mites
  • Child resistant cap
  • Easy-to-use measure bottle

How It Works

This product blocks the breathing pores of insects causing suffocation and rapid death. Thorough coverage of pests is therefore essential.

Ingredients

Petroleum oil

How to use

How to use

IMPORTANT: Keep the spray agitated (ie. shake at regular intervals). Thoroughly wet the leaves until drips occur. DO NOT spray if shade temperatures exceed 32°C, (35°C for citrus) or when soil is dry and plants are suffering from moisture stress.

Application rates

PLANT PEST RATE HOW TO APPLY
Citrus Citrus Leafminer 5mL in 1 Iitre of water Spray every 5 to 14 days as required during flush growth periods. (Spraying is
more likely to be required in Summer and Autumn). Start spraying when flushes are about 4cm long. Ensure that all immature leaves are thoroughly wetted on both sides. Do not spray more than 8 times per season. IMPORTANT: Keep the spray well agitated (ie. shake at regular intervals).
Red Scale 15-25 mL in 1 Iitre of water Apply in December and/ or February-March. Use the higher rate for severe investations.
White Wax Scale
Pink Wax Scale
Apply December/ early January
Black Scale Apply mid December/ early January. Repeat in February.
Soft Brown Scale Apply January/ April. Use higher rate (Tas and WA) when infestation is severe.
Grapes Grapevine Scale 30mL in 1L of water May be controlled by spraying the dormant vines in winter, preferably after pruning.
Roses, outdoor & indoor ornamentals Scale, Aphids, White Fly (Not Qld), Mealy bugs 30mL in 1L of water Apply as required.
Stone Fruit (eg peaches, plums, apricots) Pome fruit (eg apples, pears) San Jose Scale, Oyster Shell Scale, Spider Mites 20-30mL in 1L of water Apply during dormant period up to green tip (Pome Fruit), or bud swell (Stone Fruit). Use the higher rates in Qld.

NOT TO BE USED FOR ANY PURPOSE, OR IN ANY MANNER, CONTRARY TO THIS LABEL UNLESS AUTHORISED UNDER THE APPROPRIATE LEGISLATION.

Withholding period

DO NOT PICK EDIBLE FRUITS FOR 1 DAY AFTER SPRAYING.

How to prepare

Pour the required amount of water into the spray container, add PestOil (refer to table above) and shake well.

Precautions

Precautions

  • Do not use if shade temperatures exceed 32°C (35°C for citrus), or when soil is dry and plants are suffering from moisture stress.
  • Do not pick edible fruits for 1 day after spraying.
  • Do not spray on Glen Retreat mandarins.
  • Do not combine with carbaryl, lime sulphur or other sulphur containing spray.
  • Do not apply for at least one month after spraying with Lime Sulphur or Sulphur.

Storage and disposal

Store in the closed, original container in a cool, dry place out of reach of children. Do not store in direct sunlight. Dispose of empty container by wrapping in paper, placing in plastic bag and putting in garbage.

Caution

DO NOT allow chemical containers or spray to get into drains, sewers, streams or ponds. DO NOT spray if bees are feeding on flowering plants. Will kill bees. Children and pets may re-enter the treated area after the spray has dried.

First Aid

If poisoning occurs, contact a doctor or Poisons Information Centre on 131126.

Sizes

Available sizes

  • 200ml
  • 500ml

MSDS

Material Safety Data Sheet

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