Sharp Shooter Enviro Pest Oil insect spray is a natural paraffin oil that controls various aphids, mites, mealy bugs, citrus leaf miner, scale insects and spider mite. Being highly effective, it is safe to use on all plants within the house and garden, indoors and outdoors including indoor plants, ornamental shrubs, roses, citrus, stone fruit, apples and pears. Ideal as a leaf gloss on indoor plants and potted plants. It’s an all-season spray that is safe to use all year round.
It is made from paraffin oil with extra UV absorber to increase its UV effectiveness to more than 98% and it helps to reduce leaf burn on hot days. An environmentally friendly product, that avoids the use of harmful insecticides, so it’s safe for the environment, the family and pets. It also has a low-toxic formulation with a one-day withholding period on all edible produce.
Sharp Shooter White Oil insect spray is a broad-spectrum, rapid knockdown formulation that works by smothering insects and controls a wide range of pests.
ACTIVE CONSTITUENT: 19.7 G/L PARAFFIN OIL
Shake well before use. Keep the spray agitated (i.e. shake at regular intervals). Thoroughly wet both sides of the foliage until run-off. Repeat spraying may be required depending on plant and pest. For fruit trees and roses spray in winter after pruning and before bud burst. Dead scale may remain on the plant for a few weeks after spraying.
Concentrate Mixing Instructions
- Shake bottle before use.
- Remove child proof cap.
- Pour the required amount into a measuring cylinder and add the required amount of water.
- Repeat if larger volumes are required.
- Rinse measuring cylinder and replace child proof cap.
DO NOT use on Glen Retreat variety of mandarins. 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. Certain plants and plant varieties are sensitive to oil sprays. Test on a small sample first if in doubt. DO NOT apply with carbaryl, lime sulphur or sulphur containing sprays. DO NOT apply for at least one month after spraying with sulphur or lime sulphur
|PLANT||INSECT/PEST||RATE AND HOW TO APPLY|
|Citrus trees||Citrus Leaf Miner||Ready-to-Use: Spray every 5 to 14 days as required during flush growth periods. Spray is more likely to be required in summer and autumn. Start spraying when flushes are about 4cm long. Ensure that all immature leaves are sprayed on both sides. Do not spray more than 8 times per season. Concentrate Rates: 2-5mL per litre of water.|
|Citrus trees||Red Scale||Ready-to-Use: Apply in December and/or February and March. Concentrate Rates: 20mL per litre of water. Spray when pests appear and repeat after 4 weeks. Avoid spraying citrus in late autumn or winter.|
|Citrus trees||White Wax Scale & Pink Wax Scale||Ready-to-Use: Apply in December/early January. Concentrate Rates: 20mL per litre of water. Spray when pests appear and repeat after 4 weeks. Avoid spraying citrus in late autumn or winter.|
|Citrus trees||Black Scale||Ready-to-Use: Apply in mid December/early January. Repeat in February. Concentrate Rates: 20mL per litre of water. Spray when pests appear and repeat after 4 weeks. Avoid spraying citrus in late autumn or winter.|
|Citrus trees||Soft Brown Scale||Ready-to-Use: Apply January/April. Concentrate Rates: 20mL per litre of water. Spray when pests appear and repeat after 4 weeks. Avoid spraying citrus in late autumn or winter.|
|Indoor plants, ornamental shrubs and roses||Scale, Aphids, White Fly (not QLD), Spider Mites and Mealy Bugs||Ready-to-Use: Apply during the dormant period up to green tips (apples and pears) or bud swell (stone fruit). Concentrate Rates: 20mL per litre of water. Apply during the winter after pruning and before bud burst.|
|Deciduous trees and stone fruit (eg peaches, plums, apricots), apples and pears||San Jose Scale, Oyster Shell Scale, Spider Mites||Ready-to-Use: Apply during the dormant period up to green tips (apples and pears) or bud swell (stone fruit). Concentrate Rates: 20mL per litre of water.|
WITHHOLDING PERIOD: DO NOT PICK VEGETABLES OR FRUIT FOR ONE DAY AFTER SPRAYING.
CAUTION: DO NOT allow chemical containers or spray to get into drains, sewers, streams or ponds.
STORAGE & 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 put in garbage.