Fruit Tree Grease Band - 1.75m

Code: SP1046
Fruit Tree Grease Band - 1.75m
Fruit Tree Grease Band - 1.75m

Many ornamental trees, deciduous tree leaves, blossom, fruitlets, and shrubs fall subject to the extensive damage done by winter moth caterpillars, affecting crop yields and quality, with severe attacks leaving plants weak. A traditional way to prevent this is to use these effective grease bands, which trap wingless pests and prevent them from climbing up the trunks of trees before they can reach the branches, lay eggs, and begin devouring.

Features

  • Protect fruit and ornamental trees from female winter moth caterpillars, ants and earwigs
  • Poison-free - suitable for organic gardening
  • Stays effective for up to 2 months
  • String included - simply tie the grease band to your tree
  • Cut to size - will be sufficient to treat 5 fruit trees of approximately 30cm circumference

This pack allows you to apply a single application to five trees with a circumference of 30cm, allowing an extra 5cm on each strip to overlap. If your trees are bigger or smaller then the amount you will be able to protect will alter accordingly.

How To Apply

Using the string, tie around the tree trunk under the lowest branch and 50-80cm above the ground. Make sure that the band overlaps, so that there is no gap for the insects to exploit. To save fruit from winter moth caterpillars apply the bands in autumn and keep in place until the following April. Apply in summer to trap earwigs and ants as they try to climb the trees.

Specifications

Length 1.75m (5ft 8¾in) x Width 10cm (3¾in)

String included

 
Customer Reviews
Rating: 5/5

"Added after order, bought in sale so good price and relevant to products in order. very happy with the service received by operator as i'd only just sent the online order a couple of minutes earlier, none of this 'Oh, you'll have to do anther order and pay another delivery charge'."

Reviewed Saturday, 8 July 2017

Rating: 4/5

"The band did tear a small hole when unfolding as the grease had stuck the band together. Otherwise OK."

Reviewed Wednesday, 18 January 2017

Rating: 5/5

"ideal for the job"

Reviewed Sunday, 16 October 2016

Rating: 4/5

"Order arrived as specified, will use again"

Reviewed Tuesday, 29 December 2015

Rating: 5/5

"ok"

Reviewed Tuesday, 24 November 2015

Rating: 4/5

"Product's fine although was surprised that the depth of the bands was less than bands I've ordered previously from other sources, but I'm sure they should do the job."

Reviewed Wednesday, 22 April 2015

Rating: 4/5

"First Class"

Reviewed Monday, 9 February 2015

Rating: 4/5

"If that's grease do you sell glue!?, difficult to get off your fingers"

Reviewed Monday, 13 October 2014

Rating: 4/5

"Quick ordering and fast delivery."

Reviewed Thursday, 11 September 2014

Rating: 4/5

"They were a little bit of a fiddle to put on be they need to be tied on with string, and you definitely need to wear rubber gloves, TIP ! Have some white spirit handy to clean gloves before tying."

Reviewed Thursday, 17 July 2014

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