Monterey Fruit Tree Spray Plus is a broad spectrum fungicide, insecticide, and miticide in one that offers an ideal solution for your organic gardening needs. It contains 0.25% pyrethrins and which is effective in controlling diseases, insects, and mites on fruits, vegetables, herbs, nuts, spices, flowers, roses, turfgrass and shrubs around the home. It prevents fungal diseases such as brown spot, black spot, downy mildew, dollar spot, powdery mildew, snow mold, anthracnose, rust, leaf spot, scab, and more. It provides quick and complete control of insects and it works as an exciter to flush them out of their hiding spots. It proficiently eradicates eggs, stages of larval to adult insects including ants, aphids, beetles, crickets, mealybugs, grasshoppers, spider mites, scale, whiteflies and others. Monterey Fruit Tree Spray Plus can be applied up until the day of harvest.
FRUIT TREE SPRAY PLUS is an effective fungicide for the prevention and control of various fungal diseases including powdery mildew, black spot, brown spot, dollar spot, snow mold, downy mildew, anthracnose, rust, leaf spot, botrytis, needle rust, scab and flower, twig and tip blight. As a preventative, apply FRUIT TREE SPRAY PLUS on a 7 to 14 day schedule until the potential for disease development is no longer present. To control disease already present, apply FRUIT TREE SPRAY PLUS on a 7 day schedule until disease pressure is eliminated. Then continue spraying on a 14 day schedule to prevent the disease from reoccurring. To prevent rust leaf spot diseases, anthracnose and scab, begin applications at the first sign of spring budding. To prevent powdery mildew, apply in mid-summer or when disease is first detected. For brown patch and dollar spot, begin spraying at the first sign of disease on a 7 to 14 day interval. For snow mold, begin spraying on a 14 day interval in the fall before the first snow. Continue applications until disease pressure no longer exists.
Mix FRUIT TREE SPRAY PLUS at the rate of 2 tablespoons (1 fluid ounce) per gallon of water. Thoroughly mix solution and spray all plant surfaces (including undersides of leaves) until completely wet. Excessive application is unnecessary and to be avoided.
Apply FRUIT TREE SPRAY PLUS at first sign of insects/mites. FRUIT TREE SPRAY PLUS provides for a quicker and more complete control, and acts as an “exciter” to flush insect pests out of hiding and into direct contact with spray residues. For control of aphids, spider mites, scale, mealybugs, whiteflies, beetles, loopers, leafminers, leafrollers, armyworms, webworms, weevils, tent caterpillars, fungus gnats, leafhoppers, cabbageworms, squash bugs, squash vine borer, stink bugs, thrips, tomato hornworm, lace bugs, boxelder bugs, grasshoppers, crickets, ants, earwigs, chinch bugs, chiggers and many other insect pests. FRUIT TREE SPRAY PLUS is most effective when applied on a 7 to 14 day schedule. For heavy insect populations, spray on a 7 day schedule.
Mix FRUIT TREE SPRAY PLUS at the rate of 2 tablespoons (1 fluid ounce) per gallon of water. Thoroughly mix solution and spray all plant leaf surfaces (including undersides of leaves) until completely wet. Excessive application is unnecessary and to be avoided. Frequently agitate solution as you spray.
Hose End Sprayer Use Instructions:
The sprayer attached to the container is ready-to-use. Simply attach to your garden hose and follow these instructions:
Before you start, the blue top water flow valve should be in the “OFF” position, and the red product flow valve should be in the up, “OFF” position.
Shake container well and attach it to your garden hose.
Turn on the water from the faucet.
To apply, remove side pin (labeled “PULL OUT”) and rotate red product flow valve to “ON”; then while holding sprayer at waist level and pointing in a direction away from face and body, push blue water flow valve forward to activate water.
When you are finished spraying or if you have to stop spraying at any time, press blue water flow valve with thumb to the rear to shut off water and return side red valve to the upright “OFF” position and replace side pin.
Turn off the water at the faucet.
Remove the container from the garden hose; then rinse thoroughly and store according to storage instructions.
How many trees will Monterey Fruit Tree Spray Plus RTS cover?
The 16oz Monterey Fruit Tree Spray Plus RTS bottle will cover 2.500 sq ft and the 32 oz will cover 5,000 sq ft. The yield will depend on if you are treating for insects or a disease and also the size of the trees, the amount of foliage and the height. Please review the product label here for specific application instructions.