• * Pesticide Mixing & Application Guidelines *

We strongly urge you to read the label of all products before use, and follow the manufacturer's directions.


The following are examples of how we use them at First Rays.


Acephate 97UP

  • 0.5 - 1.0 teaspoon/gallon
  • Apply 3 times at 2-week intervals
AzaMax Botanical Insect Control

  • 2 tablespoons/gallon
  • Apply 3 times at 7-10 day intervals

BioSafe Disease Control (RTS or RTU)

  • Apply directly at first signs of disease
  • Apply repeatedly (ever day or two) until symptoms abate

BotaniGard ES 

  • 1-2 tablespoons/gallon
  • Apply 3 times at 1-week intervals

Cinnamon Leaf Oil 

  • 0.5 teaspoon per quart
  • Apply as needed

Copper Sulfate Pentahydrate (similar to Phyton 27)

  • Mix at 1-3 teaspoons per gallon
  • Apply twice at one-week interval
  • Not for use on dendrobiums, or thin-leaved, sensitive plants

Deadline M-Ps Molluscicide

  • Scatter pellets in-, and around pots affected by slugs or snails; test sensitive plants before scattering on leaves
  • One pound treats 2000- 4000 square feet - 6 pellets per square foot
  • Pellets remain effective after watering, so one treatment should suffice

Don't Bug Me Spray

  • Apply directly at signs of insect presence
  • Repeat as long a live insects are seen
Monterrey BT

  • Mix 2 teaspoons/gallon
  • Used mixed solution within 24 hours
  • Apply as a foliar spray, wetting all leaf surfaces
  • Repeat weekly as long a live insects are seen
Monterrey Houseplant Insect Spray

  • Apply directly at signs of insect presence
  • Repeat as long a live insects are seen
Monterrey Garden Insect Spray

  • Mix at 2 ounces per gallon
  • Repeat a second time in one week

Monterrey Once-A-Year Insect Spray

  • Mix at 1 ounce per gallon
  • Apply three times at one week intervals
Oleotrol-M Bio-Fungicide

  • Mix at 1 tablespoon per gallon
  • Repeat a second time in one week

Organocide 3-in-1 Garden Spray

  • Apply at first signs of insects, mites, or fungi
  • Repeat at two week intervals
Physan 20 Disinfectant

  • Mix at 2 teaspoons per gallon
  • Apply monthly
SucraShield

  • Mix at one ounce per gallon
  • Apply 3 times at one week intervals.
Thiomyl

  • Mix at 3 teaspoons per gallon
  • Apply 3 times at one week intervals.