For Copper Deficiency
Note: Distorted young leaves with yellow tips can be an indication of copper deficiency.
Fruit trees: apply between 100 g – 400 g per tree depending upon age and severity of deficiency.
Vegetables: apply 100 grams or more per square metre depending on copper deficiency.
Caution – do not spray Copper Sulphate directly on to plant foliage as severe burning may result.
For preparing Bordeaux 6:6:40. Dissolve 300 g Copper Sulphate in 10 litres of water in a non-metallic vessel. In another, mix 300 g of fresh hydrated lime with 10 litres of water. Combine these solutions whilst stirring.