lime-sulfur

(redirected from Lime sulfur)
Also found in: Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

lime-sulfur

used as an orchard spray and topically as an ectoparasiticide and antifungal in the treatment of skin diseases. Can cause skin irritation in some animals. Called also calcium sulfide, calcium polysulfide, sulfurated lime.
References in periodicals archive ?
Zones 7-9, 14-17: To control peach blight and peach leaf curl, spray with lime sulfur mixed with dormant oil after leaves have dropped.
For peach leaf curl on peach and nectarine trees, spray with lime sulfur after leaves fall.
Spray affected plants with sulfur or lime sulfur to control these pests.
After pruning but before flowers and leaves appear, spray fruit trees with a mixture of dormant oil and lime sulfur or oil and copper.
Worry Free Slug Apply coarse sand and Snail), copper barrier Ants Citrus spray (Orange Caulk entry cracks Guard, Bugs 'R' Gone), Wipe up trails with soap boric acid baits, sticky and water barrier (Tanglefoot) Powdery Lime sulfur (calcium Baking soda spray mildews (PM) polysulfide) PM, R (mix 1 teaspoon baking Blackspot (B) soda and 1 teaspoon Rusts (R) horticultural oil in 1 gallon of water) B, PM
To control overwintering insects and diseases on deciduous ornamental and fruit-bearing trees and shrubs, including roses, apply dormant oil mixed with lime sulfur or fixed copper.
After pruning but before leaves and flowers appear, spray fruit trees with a mixture of dormant oil and lime sulfur or oil and copper.
Use horticultural oil either alone or mixed with lime sulfur or fixed copper.
Use horticultural oil with lime sulfur or fixed copper.
On a clear day when the temperature is above freezing, spray deciduous fruit trees and roses with dormant oil mixed with lime sulfur or fixed copper.
To control peach blight and peach leaf curl, spray nectarine and peach trees with fixed copper or lime sulfur.
To control overwintering insects and plant diseases, spray roses and dormant deciduous fruit trees late this month with horticultural oil, oil and lime sulfur, or oil and fixed copper.