Spraying Blackberry Plants

Spraying is important to the survival of your plants. To handle potential diseases and pests, reference the guidelines below to know what you should spray, and when you should use it.

NOTE: This is part 9 in a series of 11 articles. For a complete background on how to grow blackberry plants, we recommend starting from the beginning.

Before you begin, read and follow all instructions on labels.

Natural Control

  • Serenade® Garden Disease Control for anthracnose, powdery mildew, rust and more.

When To Spray

At the First Sign of:

  • Bonide® Captain Jack’s™ Deadbug Brew for fruitworms, thrips, leafrollers and more.
  • Bonide® Citrus, Fruit & Nut Orchard Spray for aphids, mites, blight, thrips, powdery mildew, rust and more.
  • Bonide® Thuricide® Bacillus Thuringiensis (BT) for omnivorus leafroller.
  • GardenTech® Sevin® Concentrate Bug Killer for aphids, fruitworms, Japanese beetles, mites, rose chafer, leafrollers and more.
  • Bayer Advanced™ Complete Insect Killer for aphids, mites, leafrollers, fruitworms, Japanese beetles, rose chafer and more.
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