How To Mix Neem Oil For Plants And Its Application Process

Neem oil is a prized ingredient used in traditional and modern remedies. The insecticide properties of Neem oil make it a natural supporter of the garden. Simply summed up, Neem oil is a nature’s gift from plants to plants!

To make full use of Neem Oil, it is vital to learn how to mix it for your plants. When making your own Neem insect repellent spray you are free to adjust the concentration. This depends on the purpose and situation. There are no hard rules set on stone for this, only friendly guidelines.

How to Mix Neem Oil for Plants

To make 1 liter or 1 quart of 0.5% dilution of Neem plant spray you need: 1 – 2 ml or 1/3 tsp of non-toxic insecticidal soap or another non-toxic detergent 1 liter or 1 quart of warm water 5 ml or 1 tsp Neem oil – use pure or cold-pressed oil

Neem Oil Mixture for Insect Repellent Spray

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Important Points

— Use pure, high quality, organic cold-pressed oil — Use warm water if possible — If making a large batch, first premix the ingredients in a small amount of water. Then pour into a big container with the rest of the water and mix well. — Always mix warm water with soap first — ...

1. Spray this solution only on the leaves. Pests hide on the underside of the leaf, so drench the leaf with the spray. Neem is also good for the soil so don’t worry if you drench the soil too.

How to Apply Neem Oil Mixture on Plants

2. Always exercise caution when spraying this solution. Before applying it generously, test on a small area first and watch for adverse effects for a day. If the plant does not get a negative reaction in 24 hours, go ahead and spray the entire area. 3. Do no spray Neem oil when the weather is either too hot or cold. 4. Use Neem oil spray as often as your plants need it. Once per week is a good measure and spraying it often will work as a preventative measure.

Whoever thought that plants can be medicine to their fellow plants? We all thought plants are food and medicine for humans. Shock is, nature can heal nature! All our complicated knowledge is challenged by simple nature!


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