Definition of lime sulphur in English:

lime sulphur

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(also lime sulfur)

noun

[mass noun]
  • An insecticide and fungicide containing calcium polysulphides, made by boiling lime and sulphur in water.
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    • Next spring, before new growth starts, spray the plant with copper fungicide or lime sulfur as a preventative.
    • To control peach blight and peach leaf curl, spray with lime sulfur mixed with dormant oil after leaves have dropped; repeat in January or early February.
    • You should begin by applying a fungicide product containing Bacillus subtilis, jojoba oil, sulfur or lime sulfur when the initial white patches are observed.

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