Solabiol Boltac Greasebands

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    Solabiol Boltac Greasebands are the easy to use pest barrier for fruit trees. The bands are non-drying adhesive and are pesticide free, which are also suitable for the organic gardener. They effectively trap a wide range of pests, including winter moths and other insects before they get up into the tree canopy.

      • Provide protection from winter moth caterpillars and other crawling pests e.g. ants.
      • Simple to use.
      • Suitable for organic gardening.

    When to use

    Not applicable

    How to use

    Application method: 
    Ready to use
    Inside the pack you will find a ready prepared greased band approximately 1.75m long and some brown wire to tie the greased band onto the tree. The band should be fixed well above the level of any surrounding vegetation to ensure that it is not bridged, which may allow insects to avoid the grease. Use the band around any supporting tree posts. To save fruit from Winter Moth caterpillars: Apply in autumn and keep in place until the following April. To trap Earwigs and Ants as they try to climb the trees: Apply in summer.




    Precaution of use

    Examine the bands regularly to ensure they are still in place.