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Neem Oil (100% pure)

Neem Oil (100% pure)
8oz bottle of Neem Oil

Description
Neem oil is a natural control for many insects, mites, and fungi. It functions well as an "antifeedant", discouraging insects from feeding but not directly killing them. It can be watered in or applied as a foliar spray. Neem oil is pressed from the seed of the neem tree (Azadiracta indica Juss.). This tree, native to eastern India and Burma, has a 4,000 year history as a medicinal herb and insect repellent

How it works
Naturally occurring compounds in neem oil discourage feeding on treated plants. When ingested, neem disrupts the molting and reproductive cycles of many insects. (In tests, desert locusts, which are voracious herbivores, will sooner starve to death than eat plants treated with neem). Neem has proven remarkably non-toxic to birds, mammals, and beneficial predators like ladybugs, spiders, bees, and wasps.

General usage
Use on vegetable and flower gardens, ornamentals, greenhouses, orchards, field crops.

Directions for use
Mix 1 tsp (cap full) per quart of water (4 tsp per gal) plus 1/4 tsp of liquid dish soap per quart of water (1 tsp per gal). The liquid dish soap acts as an "emulsifier" or "sticker-spreader". Shake well.

Advisories
Neem oil may solidify at cooler termperatures. Store at temperatures above 65 degrees F and below 95 degrees F. If oil thickens, place bottle in hot water.

Application rates
Spray the diluted solution generously on all leaf surfaces, including the undersides of leaves. This solution can also be used to water the plants. Use once every 2-4 weeks. Apply early morning or later afternoon.

Related information
For more detailed information about neem oil, see the Neem Foundation web site.

Neem Oil (100% pure)

Item Coverage Price Ship Info Qty
8 oz bottle mix 1 tsp with1 quart water $13.95

1 quart mix 1 tsp with1 quart water $39.95

1 gallon mix 1 tsp with1 quart water $120.00