HOW TO USE:
Determine the amount to use by measuring the distance around the tree trunk or height of the shrub. Pour the required amount into a bucket of water and empty the bucket around the base of the tree/shrub.
HOW MUCH TO APPLY:
Trees: 1 oz. per inch of distance around trunk
Shrubs: 3 oz. per foot of height.
TREE WITH ONE TRUNK: Measure distance (in inches) around tree trunk at chest height. A flexible tape measure is the recommended method. This is the number of ounces of this product to apply.
TREES WITH 2 OR MORE TRUNKS: Measure the distance (in inches) around each tree trunk and add together. Multiply this total by 0.75 to get the required number of ounces of this product to apply.
Example: A tree has 4 trunks. They measure 20, 10, 5 and 5 inches or a total of 40 inches, 40 X 0.75 = 30 ounces.
SHRUBS: Measure the height of the shrub to the nearest foot. Round any inches down to the nearest foot if less than 6” and up to the nearest foot if greater than 6”. Multiply the number of feet by 3 – this is the number of ounces of this product to apply.
Do not make more than one application per year.
HOW TO APPLY:
Fill a bucket or watering can with 1 gallon of water. For trees with circumference greater than 50”, use 2 gallons of water.
- Shake the bottle of ferti•lome® TREE & SHRUB SYSTEMIC INSECT DRENCH well.
- Carefully measure required amount of product into bucket.
- Slowly pour the solution evenly around the tree. For best results, pour as close to the trunk/main stem of the tree/shrub as possible.
- Fill the bucket with clean water and pour it around the trunk as well.
FOR BEST RESULTS:
Use this product as part of an overall tree and shrub health care program before problems start preferably in the fall. However, this product can be applied anytime except when the ground is waterlogged or frozen. These conditions inhibit the movement of the product down into the root zone. During prolonged dry periods, water the tree/shrub well the night before making an application. For severe infestations, treat with a foliar insecticide labeled for use on ornamentals then use this product as part of a routine care program.