Re: Iris Borers
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- Subject: Re: Iris Borers
- From: "J. Griffin Crump" <email@example.com>
- Date: Sun, 1 Feb 1998 18:14:30 -0700 (MST)
> I do rely on Cygon 2E for control and have enjoyed very good
> results using the following system:
> 1. Mix the Cygon according to label directions and take appropriate
> precautions regarding skin exposure
> 2. Using a large cylinder sprayer, we adjust the hose to allow for a fan
> shaped spray - which is APPLIED ONLY IN A CIRCLE AROUND THE IRIS CLUMP... and
> onto the rhizome. We do not spray the leaves at all, but drench the soil
> immediately surrounding the rhizome (the theory being that the plant will then
> take up the chemical).
> 3. First application occurs when tulips are showing first color. 2nd
> application 10 days later. 3rd application 10 days later.
> 4. That's all.
And does that get 'em all, Kathy, or do some still show up?