Advice 2: How to dissolve copper sulfate
The use of copper sulphate in gardening
Fungicidal and antiseptic properties of copper sulfate make it very popular among the summer residents and gardeners. Problems such as the emergence of fungal diseases and rot, are solved by the plant treatment composition based on copper sulfate. Experienced growers recommend treating the plants with this team twice before Bud break and the beginning of flowering, and twice in the fall, after fall foliage.
If you are wondering about how to dissolve copper sulfate, keep in mind that depending on the time of the treatment and objectives sulphate diluted in various proportions. For example, early treatment of plants during budding to produce a mixture consisting of 100 g of the sulfate and 10 liters of water. The thus prepared solution helps in combating the leaf spot and scab. Disinfect and treat wounds on the bark of trees with a solution consisting of 300 g of copper sulphate dissolved in 10 litres of water. If you add to this the 400 g of lime, it can whiten them the trunks of trees to protect from pests.
1% solution of copper sulfate is the most commonly used, however the number of treatments to trees this solution should not exceed 5-6 times.
How to dissolve copper sulfate for the treatment of walls
Treatment with copper sulfate allows to protect your walls from mildew and mold. Before applying the solution of copper sulfate on the walls, they must be carefully prepared. First you need to wash the walls with warm soapy water and allow to dry. Mold stains need to be cleaned. You can now prepare a solution of copper sulphate for the walls. To do this, dissolve 1 kg of sulfate in 10 liters of water and treat the surface. When the walls are completely dry, you are ready for final finishing – whitewashing or painting. If you want to the walls were fully protected from fungus, add in whitewash sulphate in the same proportion.
Advice 3: Copper sulphate. Application
Treatment with copper sulfate
Contribute sulfate to the soil as fertilizer once in 5-6 years at the rate of 1 g per 1 sq. m. the Powder is dissolved in water and irrigate the land. It is used when planting onions and garlic, for the treatment of beds prepare a solution – 1 spoon of powder in a glass of water – it will protect the culture from destruction by Fusarium.
Copper sulphate is used for spring spraying for prevention: dissolve 1 tbsp. of the crystals in 10 liters of water and add 1 tbsp of soap. This composition is lowered for a few moments the roots of the shrubs when transplanting. It is also used for the treatment of ornamental plants, shrubs, fruit and berry crops from pests and diseases. They disinfected the place of damage to the shrubs and trees.
Copper sulfate – the main component of Bordeaux mixture, widely used by gardeners and horticulturalists. Buy copper sulfate, and dry Bordeaux mixture can be in the garden stores and dilute according to the instructions on the package. Bordeaux liquid is easy to prepare 100 g of a blue powder, 100 g of lime quicklime, 10 liters of water. First, prepare the lime milk and lime is quenched in water (5 l) and pour in it diluted in water "sulphate of copper".
To whitewash is added to a solution of 50 g of casein glue, whitewash to stay longer on the trees. Blanch them in the fall (October-November) update the whitewash in March. Spring, before Bud break, are sprayed fruit planting Bordeaux liquid. In the vegetation period make the treatment plants 1-2 times 1% solution. Use the freshly prepared mixture, the storage shelf properties will weaken.
Several half-forgotten, but no less effective means of Burgundy liquid. It protects the plants from fungal diseases and feeds them potassium. The composition is prepared from 100 g of copper sulfate, 40 g of liquid soap, 90 g of soda ash and 10 liters of water. In one part of the water dissolve copper kuporos, in other − soda and soap. Then in a solution of soda pour in the liquid copper.
Don't forget that the solution is toxic. When you work with him, observe safety precautions: use gloves, glasses. After finishing work wash hands and face with soap and water, rinse mouth.