Yates Lime Sulfur

A multi-purpose spray that controls a range of pests and diseases on fruit trees and ornamental plants, and also controls moss and lichen on deciduous plants.


  • Low toxic
  • Ideal as a winter clean up spray. Spray fruit trees and roses during winter to control hard to kill pests and diseases.
  • Controls fungal diseases, scale and mites.
  • Controls moss and lichen.
  • Easy to use measure bottle.

How It Works

Forms a protective film of sulfur which prevents the entry of fungus into plants and trees.


15% sulphur as polysulphides of lime in the form of an aqueous concentrate.

Directions for use

Season Controls Application
(Aug/Sept during bud movement).
Pipfruit: Powdery mildew, Black spot, Rust

Stonefruit: Rust, Powdery mildew
Use 20ml (4 teaspoons) per 1.5 litres of water.
(After blossoming until 4 weeks before harvest).
Use 5ml (1 teaspoon) per litre of water. Add Yates Sprayfix for improved wetting.
(After leaf fall and before new growth begins).
Deciduous fruit trees, tolerant ornamentals and roses: Scale insects, moss, lichen Use 100ml in 1.5 litres of water. For pear leaf blister mite control apply just before buds open in spring.


Do not mix with other garden sprays.

Lime Sulfur may injure soft plants and cause russet on apples and pears during the growing season. Do not use on apricots or other sulphur shy plants.

Lime Sulfur will stain on contact with walls, fences and other surfaces.

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