Pruning Compound is a mineral filled emulsion of a refined grade of bitumen which contains rubber latex. It requires no heating and the contents need only be stirred with a flat paddle if kept in stock for a long time.
Pruning Compound is specially prepared as a wound protectant for use in pruning of fruit trees, shade trees, roses and shrubs. Pruning Compound protects against dieback due to the following:
|Decidious fruits||Soft-wood rot (Polyporus hirsutus, P. Versicolor, P. adjustus). Silverlead (Stereum purpureum). Bacterial canker (Pseudomonas syringae). Eutype dieback in apricots.|
|Vines||Dying-arm disease (tandpyn).|
|Roses||Stem canker and dieback|
|Shrubs||Stemrot and dieback|
|Trees||Stemrot (Polyporus sulphureus ) in oaks and other trees.|
Pruning Compound also shows good effect against bacterial spot (Xanthomonas pruni).Technical data sheet
Grafting Paste is a mineral filled emulsion of a refined grade of bitumen which contains rubber latex. It requires no heating and the contents need only be stirred with a flat paddle if kept in stock for a long time.
Grafting Paste contains rubber latex which imparts considerable elasticity to the dried film. This compound is scientifically formulated for easy application, resulting in a tough, flexible, highly waterproof seal.
GraftSeal Grafting Wax
Grafting wax for the promotion of callus formation and the development of sound disease-free grafts in grapevines. Registered with the Department of Agriculture as an agricultural remedy. Registration No. L 6489.Technical data sheetMaterial safety data sheet