Safer’s Defender Garden Fungicide controls black spot, powdery mildew, rust, and some insect damage. It can be used on roses, ornamentals, chrysanthemums, dahlias, grapes, currants, strawberries, gooseberries, and beans. It can be used up to 1 day before harvest.
- Powdery Mildew: on roses, chrysanthemums, dahlias, grapes, currants, strawberries, gooseberries, and beans.
- Rust: on roses, ornamentals, currants, gooseberries, and beans
- Black spot: on roses
- aphids, earwigs, mealybugs, soft brown scale crawlers, psyllids, rose or pear slug (sawfly larvae), whiteflies and spider mites.
The 1L suspension is ready-to-use. Shake well and apply in the morning or late evening. Use at first sighting of any of the above issues. Thoroughly spray top and bottom of all leaves, to the point of run-off. Apply every 7-10 days so long as the listed issues persist; but do not exceed 8 applications per season. Note that this product is toxic to aquatic organisms, and should not be allowed to run-off into local water bodies (i.e. streams, lakes or ponds).