Boltac Greasebands


Easy to use pest barrier for fruit trees. Non-drying adhesive, pesticide free grease bands - suitable for the organic gardener. Effectively traps winter moths and other insects before they get up into the tree canopy.

Benefits

  • Provide protection from winter moth caterpillars and other crawling pests e.g. ants.
  • Simple to use.
  • Suitable for organic gardening.

Target(s)

Winter moth, caterpillars and other crawling pests e.g. ants

Application method

Greaseband

Advice on application

Inside the pack you will find a ready prepared greased band approximately 1.75m long and some brown wire to tie the greased band onto the tree. The band should be fixed well above the level of any surrounding vegetation to ensure that it is not bridged, which may allow insects to avoid the grease. Use the band around any supporting tree posts.

To save fruit from Winter Moth caterpillars: Apply in autumn and keep in place until the following April.

To trap Earwigs and Ants as they try to climb the trees: Apply in summer.

 

Precaution for use

• Examine the bands regularly to ensure they are still in place.

 

 

Regulatory information

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