Sharp Shooter White Oil insect spray

Naturally controls a wide range of insects and pests

Features & Benefits

  • Natural paraffin oil that controls various aphids, mites, mealy bugs, citrus leaf miner, scale insects and spider mites
  • Use on indoor plants, ornamental shrubs, Daphne, roses, deciduous fruit trees and citrus.
  • Ideal to use as a leaf shine to add lustre to plants
  • Environmentally friendly, low toxic as there is no residue
  • One day withholding period on all edible produce, so it can be sprayed up to harvest
  • Broad-spectrum – rapid action, quick knockdown

Typical Analysis:

Sharp Shooter White Oil insect spray is a natural paraffin oil that controls various aphids, mites, mealy bugs, citrus leaf miner, scale insects, spider mites and smooth skin caterpillars. Being highly effective, it is safe to use on all plants within the house and garden, indoors and outdoors including indoor plants, ornamental shrubs, Daphne, roses, deciduous fruit trees and citrus. 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.

Insects eating away at the garden and edible produce can be a real problem for gardeners so a reliable, low-toxic control is beneficial for all. The active ingredients in Sharp Shooter White Oil insect spray are safe for the environment, humans and wildlife, which means it can be used all year round.  It has a one-day withholding period, which means it can be sprayed safely up to the day before harvest.

Sharp Shooter White Oil insect spray is a broad-spectrum spray that works by blocking the breathing pores of insects and pests causing suffocation. 

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.

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

Concentrate Mixing Instructions 

  1. Shake bottle before use.
  2. Remove child proof cap.
  3. Pour the required amount into a measuring cylinder and add the required amount of water.
  4. Repeat if larger volumes are required.
  5. Rinse measuring cylinder and replace child proof cap.
PLANTINSECT/PESTRATE AND HOW TO APPLY
Deciduous fruit trees and rosesScale, Aphids, Mites and Mealy Bugs20mL per litre of water. Apply during winter after pruning but before bud burst.
Citrus treesCitrus Leaf Miner2.5mL to 10mL per litre of water. Apply at intervals of 5 to 14 days when young flush growth is present.
Citrus treesRed, white wax and other scale20mL per litre of water. Spray when pests appear and repeat after 4 weeks. Avoid spraying citrus in late autumn or winter.
Indoor plants and ornamental shrubsScale insects, Mealy Bugs, Spider Mites20mL per litre of water. Spray when pests appear and repeat after 4 weeks
DaphneScale insects, Mealy Bugs, Spider Mites10mL per litre of water. Spray when pests appear and repeat after 4 weeks

 

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.

NOT TO BE USED FOR ANY PURPOSE, OR IN ANY MANNER, CONTRARY TO THE SEASOL SHARP SHOOTER WHITE OIL INSECT SPRAY LABEL UNLESS AUTHORISED

Do not spray directly on animals, humans, exposed food or food utensils. Cover fish tanks before using.

Keep out of reach of children. Store in the closed, original container in a cool, dry place. Do not store in direct sunlight. Dispose of any empty container by wrapping in paper, placing in a plastic bag and putting in garbage.

FIRST AID: If poisoning occurs, contact a Doctor or Poisons Information Centre. Phone Australia 13 11 26.

Please click here to download the Safety Data Sheet for the Concentrate

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