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Dormant Horticultural Oil Time

White Prunicola Scale on Cherry Tree The time for an initial dormant horticultural oil treatment this spring is almost upon us. This ttreatment is extremely effective in reducing populations of many tree damaging insects on Long Island, including spider mites, various scale insects (both hard and soft), adelgids, aphids, mealybugs and other insects. [...]

March 11th, 2014|

Why We Like Dormant Oil Treatments

Dormant Tree Dormant horticultural oil applications to trees and woody ornamentals can be very useful to help control insect and disease problems. The treatment can be done once or twice a year during the dormant seasons in early spring and late fall. We try to do our first spring treatment in March, when [...]

March 6th, 2013|