Definition of lime sulphur in English:

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lime sulphur

(also lime sulfur)

noun

[mass noun]
An insecticide and fungicide containing calcium polysulphides, made by boiling lime and sulphur in water.
Example sentences
  • 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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