Organic Pest Control with Eco Oil Hippo 750ml Trigger Spray
Eco Oil Hippo is an organic miticide and insecticide spray, designed to effectively control a variety of problem insects while remaining safe for beneficial insects and plants. This powerful spray is safe to use on vegetables, ornamentals, and has no withholding period, allowing you to safely spray and eat on the same day.
Features and Benefits
- 100% Plant-Based: Made with no petroleum derivatives, unlike other oil sprays.
- Safe and Effective: Targets common pest insects while remaining safe for beneficial insects such as bees, ladybirds, and lacewings.
- HIPPO Enhanced: Attracts beneficial insects into your garden, improving the ecological balance.
- Low Application Rates: Effective pest control with less risk of foliage burn.
- Perfect for Organic Gardens: Ideal for controlling pests in vegetable patches without chemicals.
- No Withholding Period: Safe to spray and eat on the same day.
- Registered Organic: Certified by Australian Organic.
- Locally Sourced Ingredients: Made in Australia using locally grown plant oils and GM-free.
How to Use
- Shake the Eco Oil Hippo bottle well before use.
- Apply the spray directly on affected plants, ensuring good coverage on both the top and underside of the leaves.
- Reapply as needed, or at weekly intervals for continued protection.
- For use as an adjuvant in herbicides and foliar fertilisers, add 2ml of Eco Oil Hippo per litre of the made-up spray solution and shake well before spraying.
Aqua Gardening Suggests These are Best For
Eco Oil Hippo is best for organic gardeners and those looking for an environmentally friendly solution to pest control. The HIPPO Enhanced formula is ideal for attracting beneficial insects to gardens and maintaining a healthy garden ecosystem. The spray is suitable for a wide range of plants, including vegetables and ornamentals.
Notes from Aqua Gardening
- Ingredients: Active Constituents - Emulsifiable Botanical Oils.
- Always follow the label instructions and safety precautions for best results.
- Store in a cool, dry place out of direct sunlight and away from children and pets.
What pests does Eco Oil Hippo control?
A:Eco Oil Hippo is an effective organic miticide and insecticide that controls various pests such as scale, aphids, two-spotted mite, whitefly, mealybugs, and citrus leafminer.
Can I use Eco Oil Hippo on my vegetable garden?
A:Yes, Eco Oil Hippo is safe for use on vegetables, as well as ornamentals. It has no withholding period, meaning you can spray and eat on the same day.
Is Eco Oil Hippo safe for beneficial insects?
A:Eco Oil Hippo is safe for beneficial insects like bees, ladybeetles, and earthworms. Its HIPPO Enhanced formulation also attracts other helpful insects such as lacewings, hoverflies, and parasitoids to your garden.
What makes Eco Oil Hippo different from other oil sprays?
A:Eco Oil Hippo is made from 100% plant oils and contains no petroleum derivatives unlike other oil sprays. It is also HIPPO Enhanced, making it effective at low rates and reducing the risk of foliage burn.
Is Eco Oil Hippo suitable for organic gardening?
A:Yes, Eco Oil Hippo is perfect for organic pest control as it is registered organic (Australian Organic), made in Australia using locally grown plant oils, and is GM-free.
What are the active ingredients in Eco Oil Hippo?
A:The active ingredients in Eco Oil Hippo are emulsifiable botanical oils.
Can I use Eco Oil Hippo as a spray additive to improve the effectiveness of other sprays?
A:Yes, you can add Eco Oil Hippo to other sprays to enhance their performance. It improves the sticking and spreading ability of the spray on foliage, slows evaporation of spray droplets, and reduces spray drift. Simply add 2ml per litre of made-up spray solution, and shake before spraying.
How do I mix Eco Oil Hippo with other sprays to improve their effectiveness?
A:To mix Eco Oil Hippo with other sprays, add 2ml per litre of the prepared spray solution. For example, if you've made up 5 litres of herbicide spray, add 10ml of Eco Oil Hippo (5 x 2ml), and shake it well before use.
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