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Surround WP Kaolin Clay - Insect Repellent

Surround WP Kaolin Clay - Insect Repellent
Apple, half treated with Surround WP

Description
Surround W. P. is made from 95% kaolin clay, a naturally occuring mineral. When applied to fruit trees, crops, and other plants, it forms a white film. Surround suppresses a wide range of pests, especially those which damage fruit crops including pears, apples, grapes, berries, and some vegetables. It can be applied up to day of harvest and is easily rubbed off when the fruit or produce is ready to eat.

Surround can help control pests such as: pear psylla, cutworms, pear midge, pear slug, apple sucker, climbing cutworm, eastern tent caterpillar, gypsy moth, japanese beetle, june beetle, grasshoppers, green fruit worm, leafrollers, lygus bug, mormon cricket, cicada, stink bug, tarnished plant bug, thrips, fabria leafspot, apple maggot, codling moth, plum curculio, rose chafer, aphids, naval orangeworm, husk fly, blueberry maggot, blackberry psyllid, flea beetles, orchards, grape leaf skeletonizer, bean leaf beetle, mexican bean beetle, powdery mildew, cucumber beetle, boll weevil, armyworm, black vine weevil, and fruit flies.

How it works
Insects are repelled by Surround. It sticks to their body parts and encourages them to move on elsewhere. At harvest time, the white film can be removed simply by rubbing off.

General usage
Use in orchards, fields, vegetable gardens.

Directions for use
Using a backpack sprayer:
1. Mix 1/4 to 1/2 lb (approximately 3 cups) of Surround WP per one gallon of water. If your sprayer is not easy to shake, premix in a container and pour the mixture into your sprayer
2. Add the powder slowly to approximately 1/4 of the water you will be using, stir and mix well by shaking vigorously for 30 seconds.
3. Add the remaining water and shake for an additional 30 seconds.
4. Shake the sprayer occasionally during application.
5. When finished, spray until the sprayer is empty and flush the system. Leftover mix can be used within 2 weeks to avoid spoilage. Rinse the sprayer before the next batch.

Advisories
Do not apply directly to water, or to areas where surface water is present or to intertidal areas below mean high water mark.

Application rates
General rate varies between 25 - 50 lbs per 100 gallons of water. Amount of water used will depend on amount of foliage to be treated.

Related information
ATTRA Kaolin Clay Fact Sheet
New York State Integrated Pest Management Program

Surround WP Kaolin Clay - Insect Repellent

Item Coverage Price Ship Info Qty
25 lb bag 1 acre (approx) $59.95

50lbs (2 x 25 lb bags) 2 acre (approx) $99.95