Yates Waterwise DroughtShield - Ready To Use

Yates Waterwise DroughtShield - Ready To Use

Protects plants from heat, water loss, drying winds, sunburn, droughts, frost and transplant shock.


Frost Alert!

Winter frosts can damage tender plant foliage and shoots, particularly if unseasonable weather has resulted in out-of-season or unusual growth.

There are a few strategies that can be used to help protect vulnerable growth from frost.

  1. Move potted plants to a protected area such as on a veranda
  2. Drape frost or shade cloth over sensitive plants
  3. Spray foliage with Yates® DroughtShield™, which forms a protective, flexible film over leaves which helps reduce frost damage.
  4. Don’t prune off any damaged foliage until the risk of frost has passed, as the damaged leaves can help protect the rest of the plant.


  • Easy-to-use- trigger pack – no mixing required.
  • Increases the survival rate of seedlings and newly transplanted plants.
  • Reduces water usage by up to 50% and increases the survival of plants during dry times.
  • Product is biodegradable and the protective film stretches up to 100% with leaf growth and lasts for up to 90 days. Ideal for reducing frost damage.
  • Less watering required.



How to apply

Drought, Sun & Wind exposure – Water plant well and spray before stress conditions begin. Respray new growth as required and when conditions are severe.
Planting – Trees, Shrubs, Seedlings and Cuttings – Spray immediately following transplanting and repeat at 7 day intervals until established..
Transplanting – Several hours before transplanting, water plant well and spray with DroughtShield..
Light Frost Protection – Spray before frosts begin and repeat at 30 day intervals until danger of frost has passed..

Directions for Use

1. Shake bottle well before use..
2. Spray leaves and stems until run-off, ensureing thorough coverage of both upper and lower leaf surfaces.
3. For best results, spray in the cool of the day when conditions are calm..
4. Certain plants such as ferns and bromeliads are sensitive to sprays. Test on a small sample first if in doubt.

Where to Buy

This product is stocked at most Mitre 10 and Home Timber Hardware stores. Check your nearest store for availability.


750ml, 2.5L


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