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.