Wilt-Pruf® is a non-hazardous, organic and biodegradable anti-transpirant spray that safely reduces moisture loss through the foliage when plants are under water stress. It creates a clear, safe and long-lasting coating that protects trees and plants against the cold drying winds of winter and hot drying winds of summer. It is also used to protect tender transplants while their root systems are developing and to extend the lives of Christmas trees and wreaths.
Wilt-Pruf® is a natural pine oil emulsion that is NON-HAZARDOUS, ORGANIC, AND BIODEGRADABLE. It is not damaged by freezing during storage, it has an indefinite shelf life, and is non-toxic to eyes and skin. Wilt-Pruf® spray dries to form a clear transparent and flexible protective coating without interfering with plant growth or materially affecting respiration, osmosis, or photosynthesis.
Ultraviolet rays from outdoor daylight react with our film forming polymer to form a coating which is like having numerous bed sheets on a bed. When the top sheet is removed, there are still many more sheets left. The same phenomenon is true with Wilt-Pruf®. As the outside layer wears off with the sun, wind, and rain and powders away, another layer forms. This process continues until all the layers have worn off which takes three or four months and sometimes longer depending on climatic conditions.
Wilt-Pruf® is the only horticulture anti-transpirant that has the ability to provide this long-lasting protection. Other anti- transpirants provide a single coating only, and when that coating cracks and falls off or wears off with the weather (perhaps as soon as two or three weeks) there is no protection left.
For summer protection, dilute with 1 part concentrate to 10 parts of water. A part may be any measured quantity. For winter protection, dilute with 1 part concentrate to 5 parts of water. For bulb storage protection, dip or spray to run-off at a dilution rate of 1 part concentrate to 10 parts of water and allow to dry in daylight.
Posted by Leonard on 5th Nov 2014
Wilt Pruf is very messy in that it leaves a film on your psprayer, hands etc. it is almost like a wax. Maje sure to thouroughly clean your sprayer after. If it works as advertised, something I won't know until next Spring, I will rate it higher.